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Re: FW: ssmtp with multiple email accounts
On Wed, 30 Apr 2008, Gary wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 09:37:39AM +0200, cygwin@XXXXXXXXXX.XXXX wrote:
Oops. I know it's your own address, but still,
> > >If you are intent on using ssmtp, something along the following (taken
> > >from an old muttrc file) should work:
> > [..]
> > >folder-hook mbox1 \
> > >'set sendmail="/usr/sbin/ssmtp.exe -email@example.com -ap012345"'
> > The ''set sendmail="/usr/sbin/ssmtp.exe -au...'' definitely works.
> > What I couldn't get to work was ''set sendmail="/usr/sbin/ssmtp.exe
> > -C<some config file>'' but I haven't managed to get to the bottom of
> > that yet.
> Short version:
> set sendmail="/usr/bin/ssmtp -C/etc/ssmtp/<config file>"
> works just fine in a folder-hook.
> Long version:
> If you are reading this then I solved the problem with the previously
> mentioned "-C" stuff - ssmtp does not seem to allow one to specify
> "~/foo.conf" (for example) as the config file. If you set it to
> -C/etc/ssmtp/foo.conf then everything will be fine and you can happily
> have as many different email accounts and external mailhubs as your
> heart desires and you can maintain the configurations for. I don't
> know if not allowing the config file to be anywhere but /etc/ssmtp is
> a bug, a feature, or a random twist of fate, but it would be nice if
> the maintainer could mention it in the man file (or maybe I just
> missed it when I read it).
Could it simply be that mutt does not expand the "~" in the filename when
passing the command-line option? Did you try the absolute path (i.e.,
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