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Re: [Nmh-workers] Sending Email with a huge attachment

From: Kevin Cosgrove
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Sending Email with a huge attachment
Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2015 11:00:16 -0700

On 2 June 2015 at 13:53, Jerrad Pierce <address@hidden> wrote:

> SMTP is not meant as a Netflix replacement Norm X-P
> At that size, even if your local server accepts the message,
> some hop along the way will almost certainly croak.
> If you cannot find a web or FTP server to host the file,
> and Dropbox or Google Drive are also off the table,
> you might try using split(1) scripted with mhmail(1) -attach

You could also try 'sharutils' http://www.gnu.org/software/sharutils/
which can deal with splitting and emailing files, even binary ones, 
for reassembly by the receiver.  I still use shar; not because I need
to.  But, because the script I wrote back in the UUCP days is still
working via cron and I can't see fixing what's not broken.



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