On Sunday 18 July 2004 07:38 pm, Murray Taylor wrote: > > cat file | uuencode tgt_filname | mail -s "subject" [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > You can send .tgz, .tar.gz, .xls, .csv, ... files using this method.. > > Ie any file at all as the uuencode does all the necessaries to make the > file into 7bit ascii. > > subject can be derived from shell script variables if necessary.
Do you have to do a uudecode on the receiving end to recover the file? I tried this - sending a pdf file from this FreeBSD system to a Windoze user that gets mail via POP - it didn't work. The filename came through, and it was listed as an attachment, but there was nothing useful in the file. Jay _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"