question on batch email sending
howie at thingy.com
Thu Nov 30 09:22:07 PST 2006
David Banning wrote:
> I have a standard mailbox with around 40 messages. I want to be able
> to just send them all to someone, the same person, not as an
> attachment but as individual emails. I want to do something like;
> cat /var/mail/frank | someprogram franksnewaddress at franksdomain.com
> So that Frank can just get it into his regular inbox. I realize that
> I could just ask Frank to pop it off the server but then he would have
> to setup for just one occasion. Is there a way to do what I want?
Take a look at formail, which comes as part of procmail. It lets you
iterate through messages in an mbox-formatted mailbox in various ways.
In fact, here's a thread about it:
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