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Why Cron Is Better Than a String Around Your Finger

Sep 01, 2009, 10:04 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Juliet Kemp)

'"mail -s "Subject test" juliet@example.com' will not actually send the mail straight away. Instead, it will wait for you to type in the body of the email (which can be empty), and hit Ctrl-D twice. This may be a nuisance if you want an empty mail body and the message to be sent immediately. To mitigate that, you can try this:

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