Emailing 100+ PDFs, one at a time, to a given address

perryh at perryh at
Fri May 15 07:20:43 UTC 2009

Glen Barber <glen.j.barber at> wrote:
> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 11:20 PM, Kelly Jones
> <kelly.terry.jones at> wrote:
> > I need to email 100s of PDFs, 1 per email, to a given address.
> >
> > What's the easiest way to do this?
> >
> > /usr/bin/Mail won't work, since
> > PDFs are binary, so I must first BASE64 encode them.
> If you can install mail/mutt, you can replace (for the most part)
> /usr/bin/mail with /usr/local/bin/mutt and still script it.

Or, for a MIME-compliant mailer that is intended to be 100% upward-
compatible with /usr/bin/Mail, check out ports/mail/heirloom-mailx.

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