[oclug] Command line mail tool?
inceptionos at myfastmail.com
Thu Nov 27 21:56:25 EST 2003
I remember about 6 - 7 years ago, banged addresses were still possible to
do from some shell hosts.
On Thu, 27 Nov 2003 12:08:10 -0500, "Stephen M. Webb"
<stephen.webb at bregmasoft.com> said:
> On Thursday, November 27 2003 07:00, Hugh Campbell wrote:
> > Can anyone point me towards a command line program that will take as
> > command line parameters an e-mail address and the name of a file to be
> > attached in MIME format.
> > I need to send some PDF attachments to a large list (200+) of people
> > (note this is not spam). The attachments are different for each
> > recipient, and so it will be brutal if I have to manually send these in
> > a GUI mailer.
> > Instead, I need to prepare an ASCII list of recipients, and
> > corresponding attachments, etc which I can have the computer process.
> > Sendmail can be automated to do this, but as far as I can tell, it
> > cannot handle MIME attachments.
> Have you tried the program "mail"?
> mail -s "MS Security Update" someone at someaddress.com <owned.vba
> will send your MIME file "owned.vba" to someone at someaddress.com with the
> subject line "MS Security Update".
> Reminds me of when we used to use bang addresses. Those were the days.
> Stephen M. Webb
> stephen.webb at bregmasoft.com
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