CygWin and email clients

Gary R. Van Sickle
Mon Apr 30 04:10:00 GMT 2007

Try mutt.

Gary R. Van Sickle

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy T. Harrison
> I have tried with varied success to use "ssmtp" and "email" 
> as my email send applications under CygWin.  For what ssmtp 
> was designed to do, it works fine, but, doesn't meet my 
> requirements; "email" seems to be a stepchild of sorts, and 
> does not meet my needs (it doesn't support TLS), though I do 
> very much like its flexibility otherwise.
> Are any CygWin users out there using a command line e-mail 
> application?
> My requirements are basically, that I can send e-mail from 
> the command line (i.e. from within scripts and from crontab); 
> include attachments; and, use different ports as well as TLS.
> I have read variously of scripts to run ssmtp with 
> attachments; but I have not come across any of those scripts. 
>  If anyone might be able to direct me to such a script I 
> would be grateful!  Notwithstanding, if anyone has a 
> different email solution - that meets requirements comparable 
> to mine - I would appreciate learning how you meet your needs.
> Thank you!
> Jeremy Harrison
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