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Date:      Mon, 21 Sep 1998 12:51:25 -0700 (PDT)
From:      David Wolfskill <>
To:, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Mailling my Dynamic IP to myself
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000301bde435$f2781ec0$>

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>From: "Frank Griffith" <>
>Date: Sat, 19 Sep 1998 20:28:16 -0500

>!bg ifconfig tun0 | mail -s "IP Address"

>This did not work. Can anyone tell me why or suggest
>something that will?

I'm not familiar with the "!bg" directive, but it's reasonably likely
that you'd need to quote the pipeline in order for it to be parsed

!bg 'ifconfig tun0 | mail -s "IP Address"'

(for example -- not sure if the quotes I used will work; depends on how
the file is parsed).

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