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fetchmail keeps dying

> My fetchmail keeps dying every 10 minutes or so. It was working
> fine until yesterday. I can't figure out why it is dying it keeps
> dying so often. It is run in daemon mode. This is the command line
> I have been using.
> fetchmail -a -s -K -d 900
> Any explanation, why fetchmail keeps dying.

Thanks for all those who replied. The problem was a combination
of fetchmail version and my MDA. I have upgraded fetchmail to 5.1.0
and fixed my MDA scripts. fetchmail works a lot better now.

One of the items in the logs, I have noticed is that there are some
very big mail files on my pop server. How can I delete such files
without downloading? I don't want to download anything over 5K octets.
These files are 20K+ octets and fecthmail timesout trying to get this
mail. These big files are part of the problem, why fetchmail is timing
out during the fetch operation.

Subba Rao
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