[Users] Cron?

sylpheed at 911networks.com sylpheed at 911networks.com
Wed Jan 8 19:39:08 CET 2014

On Tue, 7 Jan 2014 09:55:03 +0100
wwp <subscript at free.fr> wrote:

>On Mon, 6 Jan 2014 21:09:59 -0800 sylpheed at 911networks.com wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I want to use crontab to send messages in the queue. I just don't
>> want to "screw-up" my current setup. I have CM 3.9.3/xubuntu on
>> all the time with dozens of filters/actions.
>> So how can I use cron to invoke a new instance of CM and to send
>> the queued items?
>I think it's safe to cron-ize a call to `<complete-path>/claws-mail
>--send`, the only side effect is that when claws mail starts sending,
>you might feel it if you're currently using CM at this instant.
>The impact would be less sensitive if CM is configured so that it
>sends without opening the Sending dialog. A sending error might be
>interactive, too.


Doing the "claws-mail --send" initiates a new instance, so it doesn't
have the password of the email account, and CM asks me for it
interactively. I do not see a "switch" to provide it. 

Any suggestion on how can I provide the password?



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