question on batch email sending

Lane lane at
Thu Nov 30 09:48:13 PST 2006

On Thursday 30 November 2006 11:05, 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
> 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?
> _______________________________________________
If you are using sendmail you might just alias the mailbox to the user.  That 
way the messages get forwarded to the user upon arrival, rather than on a 
schedule or with manual intervention.


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