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Re: F10: Error piping to "mail"



On 01/11/2009 05:34 PM, Ray Curtis wrote:
> Ray Curtis wrote:
>> Steven Stern wrote:
>>> In the following line of a script, I get an error when attempting to
>>> pipe content into mail:
>>>
>>> cat index.html | mail root -s "Daily Woot"[sdstern sds-desk tmp]$
>>>
>>> WARNING: RunAsUser for MSP ignored, check group ids (egid=500, want=51)
>>> can not chdir(/var/spool/clientmqueue/): Permission denied
>>> Program mode requires special privileges, e.g., root or TrustedUser.
>>>
>>> How should I I set permissions to do this without going overboard?
>> How about:
>>
>>  mail root -s "Daily Woot" < index.html
>>
> Sorry fingers got ahead of brain:
> 
> should be:
> mail -s "Daily Woot" root < index.html
> 
> 
> 
Well, I feel stupid

 mail  -s "Daily Woot" root < index.html

works.

I had the arguments in the wrong order.

-- 

  Steve


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