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mema 10-30-2003 03:38 AM

how to execute mail command in a shellscript
 
pls tell me how to excute mail command in shell script

i had given mail -s "hello raj" raj in shell,
where raj is username
but when i execute that script cursor is wainting for input until i press cntrl+d

But i have to send mail to a user in a shellscript not from the prompt

SaTaN 10-30-2003 03:58 AM

Have the body of the letter in a file
Code:

cat body.txt | mail -s "Hello raj" raj
will send a mail with body.txt as body of the letter and
subject as Hello raj


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