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Old 05-28-2008
mail format problem:

i need to send 2 diff mail in a single script:Below the script


echo "enter the number"
read num
if [ $num -eq 1 ]
mail -s "test"

mail -s "test",
echo "test again"

the above script is not sending 2 mails
# 2  
Old 05-28-2008

Instead "comma" give "space" between two mail ids.
# 3  
Old 05-28-2008
there is already a space b/w 2 mails

mail -s "test"

mail -s "test",
# 4  
Old 05-28-2008
I am talking about the marked in red.

mail -s "test" < /dev/null

mail -s "test" </dev/null

Originally Posted by ali560045
there is already a space b/w 2 mails

mail -s "test"

mail -s "test"<span
# 5  
Old 05-28-2008
thansk a lot dear. can u tell me how to insert messages in both the mails and then send it.
# 6  
Old 06-04-2008
mail -s "Test Mail" < File

Here File cotains the message body.
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