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Old 04-02-2009, 09:44 AM   #1
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uuencode how to mail attachments question

Can anyone tell me whats wrong with this line

uuencode $file2 | mailx -s "PROD Archive Backup ${date}" admin@host < $file1

So the goal is to mail file2 as an attachment and have a body of file1

Any help is greatly appreciated -


Old 04-02-2009, 11:09 AM   #2
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The decode_pathname option is missing for the uuencode command.
Old 04-02-2009, 03:00 PM   #3
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FYI here's what i found to work -

(cat $file2; uuencode $file1 <attachment_name>)| mailx -s "attached file with body msg"


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