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Old 05-28-2002
Question e-mail script

Hi there,

Just wondering if anyone can help me with a unix script that will allow to check if a file is in a directory and if it is then e-mail it to someone and then move the file to another directory.

I have come up with nothing right now and was hoping someone could get the ball rolling for me.

Thanks heaps
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Old 05-29-2002
Well, typically you'll get more help if you get the ball rolling, and ask about specific areas Smilie

A few hints, though:
man test
man (your shell here - look for the "if" statements in the page)
man mail

Also a hint: You can use "here-docs" for mail - I use this method:
Code:
/usr/bin/mail my.address@example.com <<EOF
Subject: Hello
Importance: Low

This is my body. Above is the header.

.
EOF

Play with it, and post back if you have any specific problems...

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