[darcs-users] darcs vs sendmail
Peter B. West
lists at pbw.id.au
Sat Mar 14 10:56:49 UTC 2009
Max Battcher wrote:
> Trent W. Buck wrote:
>> Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net> writes:
>>> On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 18:37:51 +1100, Trent W. Buck wrote:
>>>> Sorry, no. Note that --send-command is a made-up option.
>>> On the other hand, --sendmail-command is a very real option
>>> --sendmail-command=COMMAND specify sendmail command
>>> which I use to send patches through msmtp
>> Yes, but --sendmail-command expects a sendmail(8) compatible interface
>> (e.g. -oi -t), whereas my imaginary --send-command expects a shell
>> command into which the various values (%t for To, %s for Subject, %a for
>> a file containing the patch attachment) are substituted.
>> As MUAs like thunderbird and mutt do not provide a sendmail-compatible
>> interface, --sendmail-command is not appropriate for people who (ab)use
>> their MUA as their only means of relaying mail to a smarthost.
> Note that darcs --sendmail-command actually does what your
> --send-command option intends. From the manual:
> If you want to use a command different from the default one
> for sending email, you need to specify a command line with
> the --sendmail-command option. The command line can contain
> some format specifiers which are replaced by the actual values.
> Accepted format specifiers are %s for subject, %t for to, %c for
> cc, %b for the body of the mail, %f for from, %a for the patch
> bundle and the same specifiers in uppercase for the URL-encoded
> values. Additionally you can add %< to the end of the command
> line if the command expects the complete email message on
> standard input. E.g. the command lines for evolution and msmtp
> look like this:
> evolution "mailto:%T?subject=%S&attach=%A&cc=%C&body=%B"
> msmtp -t %<
> IIRC, that evolution example in the manual _almost worked_ for
> Thunderbird (IIRC, I believe it was that Thunderbird didn't pay
> attention to &attach=...). Maybe someone should put together a Wiki page
> of common recipes for MUA command line options.
> --Max Battcher--
Attach is supposed to work after 22.214.171.124.
Peter B. West <http://cv.pbw.id.au/>
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