Bug#374511: [pkg-fetchmail-maint] Bug#374511: fetchmail: no need to
get all excited about .netrc
nico at ngolde.de
Mon Jun 19 20:15:17 UTC 2006
tags 374511 + upstream
* Dan Jacobson <jidanni at jidanni.org> [2006-06-19 21:21]:
> Package: fetchmail
> Version: 6.3.4-1
> Severity: wishlist
> Man page says: We recommend stashing account/password pairs in your
> $HOME/.netrc file, where they can be used not just by fetchmail but by
> ftp(1) and other programs.
> Sounds great. There should be a way of telling fetchmail the location
> of the .netrc file one wants to read, other than
> /var/lib/fetchmail/.netrc .
> But I guess that wouldn't help much, as user "fetchmail" doesn't have
> permission to read other people's .netrc files. So never mind.
> Perhaps mention this in README.Debian.gz.
I don't think this would make much sense but I forwared this
to upstream maybe he is willing to implement it.
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