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Old 10-18-2007
alternative for mailx

hi i am struggling with mailx command,

my command is

mailx -a attachment.txt -s "hi this is subject "

(Interrupt -- one more to kill letter)

the control doesn't comes out automatically, i have to press CTRL + C .. why is it happening so ?
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Old 10-18-2007
What does "-a" do?

Normally you pipe the text of the message in as stdin.

Attachments are normally encoded using uuencode.
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