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Date:      31 Dec 2003 20:39:44 -0500
From:      Lowell Gilbert <>
To:        "Chad Albert" <>
Subject:   Re: mail
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"Chad Albert" <> writes:

> I am writing a script that mails me when certain events occur.  I am
> using mail(1) to notify me by email when some things happen.  I have
> read the man page and I don't see a way to attach a file, does anyone
> know how to use mail(1) to attach a file?

You don't, at least not as a MIME attachment (mail(1) doesn't
understand MIME).  You can include a file in the message;
traditionally, by using uuencode(1) if the file is binary... 

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area: 
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