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Old 12-17-2003, 11:40 AM   #1
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mail -a would not work to send e-mail attachment


hy!

I have an old Suse Linux 7.3 /usr/bin/mail that does not know the option "-a". As i must send a file and could not send the text of the file in the mail i would need something like:

echo "Mail text" | mail -s "Subject" -a /path/to/file.txt mail@somebody.bla

On my new Suse Linux 8.2 everything works fine but the old /usr/bin/mail does say :

mail: invalid option -- a

What can i do ?
 
Old 12-17-2003, 01:46 PM   #2
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Do you have pine installed try using that
 
Old 12-18-2003, 02:27 AM   #3
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yes

i think so!

i will trie to find out the syntax for that!

but i you don`t mind maybe you can post it!

thanks
 
Old 12-18-2003, 10:33 AM   #4
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Just try it it's self explanatory
 
  


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