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Re: sending ASCII file with mail command (Fedora : OK ; OpenSuse : problem)



Mark Knoop wrote:
> Jacob (=Jouk) Jansen wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> I try to send an E-mail with the content of an ASCII file as the
>> body. I do this with the following command mail -s subj
>> joukj hrem nano tudelft nl < licinfo.txt
>> 
>> When I give the command on a Fedora (several versions tested) the
>> E-mail is recieved with the expected text in the body. If I give the
>> command on an OpenSuse 10.2 system An E-mail which is unreadable is
>> recieved at the other end.
> 
> 1. Are you sure the file (licinfo.txt) is _exactly_ the same on both
> systems? (Try "file licinfo.txt" on both and compare the results.)
> 
> 2. Are the locale settings the same on both systems?
> 
> 3. Define unreadable. What _exactly_ is wrong with the email?
> 
> 4. Perhaps the OpenSuse list would be a better place for this?

Another idea: does it work any differently if you try:

cat licinfo.txt | mail -s subj joukj hrem nano tudelft nl

mail on Fedora is provided my the mailx package - is it the same on
Suse? Which version?

$ rpm -qf `which mail`
mailx-8.1.1-46.fc7

-- 
Mark Knoop


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