[rear-users] Question on RESULT_MAILTO

Schlomo Schapiro schlomo at schapiro.org
Wed Oct 16 11:58:28 CEST 2013


I just did a little reading. IMHO the code is written so that it puts all
result files into the email. The idea was to use email as a way to take the
boot image together with a little documentation away from the system. SMTP
is a drop-off protocol without security risks (you can only send stuff and
not modify previously sent stuff).

If you want, feel free to extend
support new bash variables:

   - RESULT_MAILTO_NO_FILES to not attache the result files
   - RESULT_MAILTO_LOG to attach the log

ATM the mail is only sent if ReaR does not abort before. Sending an email
on error would be a new thing to add to the Error() function in

As usual, pull requests are welcome.

Kind Regards,

On 15 October 2013 17:07, Philipp Westphal <westphal at b1-systems.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> is it somehow possible to configure what shoul bes sent?
> when configuring RESULT_MAILTO to a fitting mail-addy it tries to send
> some 50 MB Mails . (i think the mail then includes the created ISO).
> How can i change what schould be sent, since I would be happy with some
> status-reports and logfiles.
> Regards,
> Philipp
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