Faking out From/Reply-To

Faking out From/Reply-To

Post by Marty Leisner 311/? » Fri, 22 May 1992 03:50:22



My sending machine is having a problem reading mail.

I want to configure things so when I post mail, the read does reply-to to a
different account which works.

Reading the Mail(1) manpage, I didn't see it...

I'm also using mh... (I was able to figure this out for rn)
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Faking out From/Reply-To

Post by Michael Salm » Fri, 22 May 1992 15:41:09



|> My sending machine is having a problem reading mail.
|>
|> I want to configure things so when I post mail, the read does reply-to to a
|> different account which works.
|>
|> Reading the Mail(1) manpage, I didn't see it...
|>
|> I'm also using mh... (I was able to figure this out for rn)

I had a similar requirement, I solved it by creating my components files with
explicit reply-to lines. I tried the SIGNATURE variable but it appears to be
intended for something different.

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Faking out From/Reply-To

Post by Mike O'Conn » Fri, 22 May 1992 22:12:37



:My sending machine is having a problem reading mail.
:
:I want to configure things so when I post mail, the read does reply-to to a
:different account which works.
:
:Reading the Mail(1) manpage, I didn't see it...

This may help you out -- not perfect by any means, but it'll work.  Of
course, it should be in Perl, but what the heck...

#!/bin/sh
recipient=$1
if
   test "$1" = ""
then
   echo -n "To: "
   read recipient
fi
echo -n "Subject: "
read subject
/usr/ucb/Mail -s "$subject
Organization: Xerox

$recipient

                                        ...Mike

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Faking out From/Reply-To

Post by Harald.Eik.. » Mon, 25 May 1992 05:44:13


Likewise, maybe a bit more general:

hector harald> cat send
#!/bin/sh

PROG=send

if   [ -x /usr/ucb/mail         ]; then mail=/usr/ucb/mail
elif [ -x /usr/bin/mailx        ]; then mail=/usr/bin/mailx
else    echo >&2 "$PROG: Cannot find suitable mailer"
        exit 1
fi

if [ "`echo -n`" = "-n" ]; then

else

fi

if [ "$1" = "-s" -a $# -gt 1 ]; then
        subject="$2"
        shift 2
fi

if [ -z "$1" ]; then
        echon "To: "
        read recipients
else

fi

if [ -z "$subject" ]; then
        echon "Subject: "
        read subject
fi

headers=

[ -n "$ORGANIZATION" ] && headers="$headers
Organization: $ORGANIZATION"

[ -n "$REPLY_TO" ] && headers="$headers
Reply-To: $REPLY_TO"

$mail -s "$subject$headers" "$recipients"

 
 
 

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