Commit 013493b6 authored by Matthias Andree's avatar Matthias Andree

Minor manpage updates, URL updates.

* Minor cleanups, removing blank .PP.
* Switch all http:// references to https:// (all support it).
* Switch fetchmail.sourceforge.net to fetchmail.sourceforge.io after
  the https:// migration.
parent 59006278
......@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ env LC_ALL=C fetchmail \-vvv \-\-nodetach \-\-nosyslog
(This command line actually runs fetchmail with verbose English output.)
.PP
Also see
.URL "http://fetchmail.sourceforge.net/fetchmail-FAQ.html#G3" "item #G3 in fetchmail's FAQ"
.URL "https://fetchmail.sourceforge.io/fetchmail-FAQ.html#G3" "item #G3 in fetchmail's FAQ"
.PP
You can omit the LC_ALL=C part above if you want output in the local
language (if supported). However if you are posting to mailing lists,
......@@ -991,7 +991,7 @@ TLS with client authentication and specify \fBgssapi\fP or
GSSAPI or K4. Choosing KPOP protocol automatically selects Kerberos
authentication. This option does not work with ETRN. GSSAPI service names are
in line with RFC-2743 and IANA registrations, see
.URL http://www.iana.org/assignments/gssapi-service-names/ "Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSSAPI)/Kerberos/Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) Service Names" .
.URL https://www.iana.org/assignments/gssapi-service-names/ "Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSSAPI)/Kerberos/Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) Service Names" .
.SS Miscellaneous Options
.TP
.B \-f <pathname> | \-\-fetchmailrc <pathname>
......@@ -1325,7 +1325,7 @@ can protect you from a passive eavesdropper, it doesn't help against an
active attacker. It's clearly an improvement over sending the
passwords in clear, but you should be aware that a man-in-the-middle
attack is trivially possible (in particular with tools such as
.URL "http://monkey.org/~dugsong/dsniff/" "dsniff" ,
.URL "https://monkey.org/~dugsong/dsniff/" "dsniff" ,
). Use of strict certificate checking with a certification authority
recognized by server and client, or perhaps of an SSH tunnel (see below
for some examples) is preferable if you care seriously about the
......@@ -1714,7 +1714,6 @@ You can use the noise keywords 'and', 'with',
it resemble English. They're ignored, but but can make entries much
easier to read at a glance. The punctuation characters ':', ';' and
\&',' are also ignored.
.PP
.SS Poll vs. Skip
The 'poll' verb tells fetchmail to query this host when it is run with
no arguments. The 'skip' verb tells
......@@ -1722,7 +1721,6 @@ no arguments. The 'skip' verb tells
not to poll this host unless it is explicitly named on the command
line. (The 'skip' verb allows you to experiment with test entries
safely, or easily disable entries for hosts that are temporarily down.)
.PP
.SS Keyword/Option Summary
Here are the legal options. Keyword suffixes enclosed in
square brackets are optional. Those corresponding to short command-line
......@@ -2267,14 +2265,12 @@ of your fetchmail's time, because it will never drop the connection
and allow other polls to occur unless the server times out the IDLE.
It also doesn't work with multiple folders; only the first folder will
ever be polled.
.PP
The 'properties' option is an extension mechanism. It takes a string
argument, which is ignored by fetchmail itself. The string argument may be
used to store configuration information for scripts which require it.
In particular, the output of '\-\-configdump' option will make properties
associated with a user entry readily available to a Python script.
.PP
.SS Miscellaneous Run Control Options
The words 'here' and 'there' have useful English-like
significance. Normally 'user eric is esr' would mean that
......@@ -2336,7 +2332,7 @@ in random locations even if you use the software the same way.
For solving hardware-induced segfaults, find the faulty component and repair or
replace it.
.URL http://www.bitwizard.nl/sig11/ "The Sig11 FAQ"
.URL https://www.bitwizard.nl/sig11/ "The Sig11 FAQ"
may help you with details.
For solving software-induced segfaults, the developers may need a "stack
......@@ -3018,7 +3014,7 @@ Send comments, bug reports, gripes, and the like to the
.PP
An
.URL "http://fetchmail.sourceforge.net/fetchmail-FAQ.html" "HTML FAQ"
.URL "https://fetchmail.sourceforge.io/fetchmail-FAQ.html" "HTML FAQ"
is available at the fetchmail home page, it should also accompany your
installation.
......@@ -3046,7 +3042,7 @@ Beinert, and H\['e]ctor Garc\['i]a.
.BR README ,
.BR README.SSL ,
.BR README.SSL-SERVER ,
.URL "http://www.fetchmail.info/fetchmail-FAQ.html" "The Fetchmail FAQ" ,
.URL "https://www.fetchmail.info/fetchmail-FAQ.html" "The Fetchmail FAQ" ,
.BR mutt (1),
.BR elm (1),
.BR mail (1),
......@@ -3054,16 +3050,12 @@ Beinert, and H\['e]ctor Garc\['i]a.
.BR popd (8),
.BR imapd (8),
.BR netrc (5).
.PP
.URL "http://www.fetchmail.info/" "The fetchmail home page."
.URL "https://www.fetchmail.info/" "The fetchmail home page."
.PP
.URL "http://fetchmail.sourceforge.net/" "The fetchmail home page (alternative URI)."
.URL "https://fetchmail.sourceforge.io/" "The fetchmail home page (alternative URI)."
.PP
.URL "http://www.courier-mta.org/maildrop/" "The maildrop home page."
.URL "https://www.courier-mta.org/maildrop/" "The maildrop home page."
.SH APPLICABLE STANDARDS
.PP
Note that this list is just a collection of references and not a
......@@ -3111,7 +3103,7 @@ RFC 2033.
.TP 5
GSSAPI:
RFC 1508, RFC 1734,
.URL http://www.iana.org/assignments/gssapi-service-names/ "Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSSAPI)/Kerberos/Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) Service Names" .
.URL https://www.iana.org/assignments/gssapi-service-names/ "Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSSAPI)/Kerberos/Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) Service Names" .
.TP 5
TLS:
RFC 2595.
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