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The Short List #8: fetchmailrc/gmail/ssl … grrr #FreeBSD

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Didn’t realize that a fetchmail implementation I was using was actually *not* using SSL for a month. I had installed security/ca_root_nss but FreeBSD doesn’t assume that you want to use the certificates in this package. I don’t understand it, but whatever.

So, add this to your fetchmailrc to actually use the certificate authorities in there and really do SSL to your gmail account:
sslcertfile /usr/local/share/certs/ca-root-nss.crt

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