The Qpopper package contains a POP3 mail server.
This package is known to build using an LFS 7.4 platform but has not been tested.
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Install Qpopper with the following commands:
./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-standalone && make
This package does not come with a test suite.
Now, as the
make install && install -D -m644 GUIDE.pdf /usr/share/doc/qpopper-4.1.0/GUIDE.pdf
--enable-standalone: This option gives
the flexibility to run Qpopper in
Update the Syslog configuration file and force the syslogd daemon to reread the new file so that Qpopper events are logged:
echo "local0.notice;local0.debug /var/log/POP.log" >> /etc/syslog.conf && killall -HUP syslogd
If you want
Qpopper to start automatically
when the system is booted, install the
/etc/rc.d/init.d/qpopper init script included
in the blfs-bootscripts-20130908 package.
This startup procedure uses a configuration file. The details of
the configuration file can be found in the documentation file
cat > /etc/mail/qpopper.conf << "EOF"
# Qpopper configuration file set debug = false set spool-dir = /var/spool/mail/ set temp-dir = /var/spool/mail/ set downcase-user = true set trim-domain = true set statistics = true # End /etc/shellsEOF
If you use inetd,
the following command will add the Qpopper entry to
echo "pop3 stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/popper popper" >> /etc/inetd.conf && killall inetd || inetd
Issue a killall -HUP
inetd to reread the changed
Last updated on 2013-09-06 10:46:32 -0700