On Saturday 14 April 2007, Anne Wilson wrote: >On Saturday 14 April 2007, Ed Greshko wrote: >> Anne Wilson wrote: >> > What I'd like to see on gmail is the ability to set an expiry rate - >> > delete everything older than 6 months. It's a real pain trying to do >> > this by hand when you subscribe to several lists. It's thousands to go, >> > and you can only do it one page at a time. Grrr... >> >> If you use thunderbird and pop3 with gmail you can use the check box for >> "leave mail on server" and specify how many days. Then tbird will do the >> delete on the server for you. I suspect evilution has the similar >> settings. > >I don't think it's possible to do such a thing with fetchmail. > >Anne Auto delete downloaded messages on gmail with a fetchmail sucker? I *think* I am, but I see the man page says I need to set an option. -K | --nokeep (Keyword: nokeep) Delete retrieved messages from the remote mailserver. This option forces retrieved mail to be deleted. It may be useful if you have specified a default of keep in your .fetchmailrc. This option is forced on with ETRN and ODMR. -- Cheers, Gene "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Sales staff sold a product we don't offer.