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Bug 80569 - fetchmailconf not built by default
Summary: fetchmailconf not built by default
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: fetchmail
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Miloslav Trmač
QA Contact: Brock Organ
: 112214 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-28 02:38 UTC by Michael Fratoni
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:49 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2005-06-12 10:29:28 UTC

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Description Michael Fratoni 2002-12-28 02:38:23 UTC
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Description of problem:
Fetchmailconf was removed from the fetchmail package, as detailed in the 
* Tue Jun 11 2002 Nalin Dahyabhai <> 5.9.0-15

- remove and obsolete the fetchmailconf subpackage (tkinter is gone, so it can't
be run)

However, tkinter *is* included in the beta release:

Perhaps this could be changed, and the fetchmailconf subpackage could be
included again?

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Comment 1 Michael Fratoni 2003-01-30 03:46:17 UTC
Still not included in PheobeII

Comment 2 Michael Fratoni 2003-03-05 12:47:01 UTC
Still not included in Pheobe3. 
Changed severity to request for enhancement.
Mistakenly left as 'bug' in initial report.

Comment 3 Miloslav Trmač 2005-06-03 14:58:18 UTC
*** Bug 112214 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 4 Miloslav Trmač 2005-06-12 10:29:28 UTC
I'm sorry about the late response.

I don't think fetchmailconf belongs in Fedora Core:  For a working fetchmail
setup it is usually necessary to configure more than just fetchmail.  If you
really need a GUI, you should be using an GUI mail client like Evolution
or Thunderbird anyway.

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