I got the sendmail part to work, but how do you process a pipe? I just need
the variable name of yyy in "echo yyy | proc-mail.php"

On 3/4/02 5:05 PM, "David Robley" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> In article <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, [EMAIL PROTECTED] says...
>> Hi, 
>> I need to have php called from sendmail. I have set up an address to be
>> aliased to "|/usr/local/bin/proc-mail" but I get an error saying "service
>> unavailable". All permissions correct. See php code below. This is just a
>> test mechanism, right now, to send the email to a mysql database for a
>> free-webmail system.
>> #!/usr/local/bin/php -q
>> <?php 
>> $db_name = "mail";
>> $table_name = "Messages";
>> $connection = @mysql_pconnect("mysql.tossell.net","mail","fhsdbfhksdbfhjsd")
>> or die("Couldn't connect.");
>> $db = @mysql_select_db($db_name, $connection) or die("Couldn't select
>> database."); 
>> $sql = "insert into $table_name (rcpt, send, subject) VALUES
>> ('ken','[EMAIL PROTECTED]','SUP?')";
>> mysql_select_db( $db_name, $connection );
>> mysql_query($sql);
>> ?> 
>> Thanks.
> Presumably that script is /usr/local/bin/proc-mail and that is the
> complete script? If so, given that it takes no 'external' information,
> what happens when you try and run it from the shell? Is it executable by
> the appropriate level of user?

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