cron to attach a gz file
peter at boosten.org
Thu Jan 31 23:48:06 PST 2008
perryh at pluto.rain.com wrote:
>>> I know I can use
>>> mail -s "logfile " < /var/log/httpd_access.log
>>> in cron to email the content of a log file to a particular email
>>> address but how do I make that log file a binary attachment (*.gz)?
>> gzip -c /var/log/httpd_access.log | uuencode httpd_access.log.gz | mail
>> -s "logfile" someone at somewhere
> If you want an actual MIME attachment, see /usr/ports/mail/nail
From a modern mail reader point of view there is not much difference
between a MIME or a uuencoded attachment.
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