From: "Jay G. Scott" on 29 Jul 2010 15:56
On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 02:36:13PM -0500, Noel Jones wrote:
> On 7/29/2010 2:24 PM, Jay G. Scott wrote:
>> My users have a script like so (sanitized for everyone's sake):
>> /usr/ucb/mail -s "a subject" \
>> -r contracts \
>> -c "list o folks"\
>> -b "diff list o folks" \
>> "real recip list" \
>> < some_file
>> I just switched the machine from sendmail to postfix.
>> the "-r contracts" "doesn't work". that is, the "from" says
>> contracts(a)arlut... but the (name) shows the person's name
>> (the person running the script).
>> i don't know what it said for the person's name before, but
>> i guess they don't like it. so i gotta.
>> postfix's sendmail doesn't have a -c (carbon copy) or
>> -b (blind carbon copy) equivalent. -f and -F will fix
>> the "from" fakery, but the carbon copies are a problem.
>> mutt will handle ONE carbon and ONE blind carbon, unless
>> i'm doing it wrong. i can fake the "from" stuff.
>> mutt -F honk -s "t11" -c root,root(a)inm,gl root(a)harvey< /etc/motd
>> # nope.
>> mutt -F honk -s "t12" -c "root root(a)inm gl" root(a)harvey< /etc/motd
>> # this one tries to send to rootroot(a)inmgl
>> # nope.
> mutt ... -c user1 -c user2 -c user3 ...
yep. that did it. brain fade on my part. thanks.
Jay Scott 512-835-3553 gl(a)arlut.utexas.edu
Head of Sun Support, Sr. System Administrator
Applied Research Labs, Computer Science Div. S224
University of Texas at Austin