[Gllug] pipe data to mail body

ben f ben_m_f at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Feb 27 15:52:04 UTC 2004

Hi everyone,

quick query:

I want to receive an e-mail that has several outputs
in it. e.g.

awk -f ~/sh/myextract.awk $log | mail -s 'test' root

So the output of the awk script gets sent as the mail
body. But (!), I also want other outputs to go into
it, such as:

head -1 $log | awk '{print $1}'

One idea is to use <<EOF and put my other stuff
in variables but I don't like that.

Is there a neat way I can achieve this without
resorting to putting it all in a buffer file and then
sending that file? I'm just curious as at the moment
the extent of my knowlege makes that my preferred



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