Bug 49847 - 'mail' not on SysAdmin Survival CD
'mail' not on SysAdmin Survival CD
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rescue-disk (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-07-24 11:36 EDT by Patrick C. F. Ernzer
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-09-05 08:50:45 EDT
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Description Patrick C. F. Ernzer 2001-07-24 11:36:05 EDT
the command 'mail' is not on the SysAdmin Survival CD that comes with
european boxes.

Could this be included in a future version in order to allow mailing config
files out of a broken system?
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-09-05 08:50:40 EDT
mail doesn't work on a system without an MTA - and we don't have enough space 
for mail+postfix or mail+sendmail (credit card sized CDs are limited to 30 MB).

You can currently use nc to mail a file out (by sending raw smtp commands). 

I'm thinking about adding a script that makes this easier (but it won't have 
the same parameters as "mail" - you (obviously) need to specify an smtp 

Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-09-05 13:48:51 EDT
Added a new mailer for 7.1.97 - hope it'll actually work for anything other 
than my test cases. ;)

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