Automating email

Corey Edwards tensai at
Tue Sep 27 22:20:32 MDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-09-27 at 18:54 -0600, Stephen Smith wrote:
> I'm looking for a command line email client to automate distribution of 
> reports generated by my organization.  It must allow the inclusion of 
> the subject and body of the email, attachments, return receipt request 
> and a to:-list from the command line.  cc:-list and bc:-list are 
> optional. I've searched the site and the web without a lot of success.  
> mail doesn't appear to support attachments and the newer versions of 
> mutt seem to require operator interaction.   Is there some other open 
> source solutions out there that others have used successfully?

What I've used in the past is Perl, Net::SMTP and a MIME module. I think
it was MIME::Lite that I used.


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