Preferred way to get imap emails
pankaj.jangid at gmail.com
Mon Jul 29 17:47:06 UTC 2019
On Mon, Jul 29, 2019 at 12:32:42PM -0500, Derek Martin wrote:
> > The only problem with mbsync is that it doesn't have a "daemon
> > mode", so I had to write a script that runs it every N seconds.
> > But that's a trivial complaint.
> There are any number of solutions to this, but... cron? It's probably
> much more reliable than a script.
Agree. A daemon is something that continuously listens for request and
responds as one arrives. Here, we just want to periodically invoke one
command. Cron is best suited for this. UNIX philosophy and D-R-Y
principle also emphasize on that.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
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