I want to send multiple CSV file using below code. In Result folder, we have multiple CSV files. However, I want to catch only Summary CSV files. I was trying using *, % with different combination. However, not able to do so.

From below code, I could send only one file (SDN_WCFINCEN_summary_20151013_111216.csv )

(cat /aceapp/QATD011R4/ace.ofac/testofac/results/SDN_WCFINCEN_summary_20151013_111216.csv;
uuencode /aceapp/QATD011R4/ace.ofac/testofac/results/SDN_WCFINCEN_summary_20151013_111216.csv SDN_WCFINCEN_summary_20151013_111216.csv) | mail -s "Summary Report" smawle@acesw.com
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    uuencode can't handle multiple file, moreover, uuencode a b will encode a with b as a name, you have to do a loop. – Archemar Oct 14 '15 at 13:13

As Archemar says, you need a loop. For example:

(BTW, add as many files as you like to the FILES variable, separated by spaces)


(for f in $FILES ; do uuencode "$f" "$f" ; done ) | mail -s "Summary Report" smawle@acesw.com

If you want to strip the path from the filename output by uuencode, replace the second "$f" in the uuencode command with $(basename "$f")

  • Why are you looping over a single value? – Wildcard Dec 16 '16 at 6:35
  • @Wildcard the OP says to add the list of files to $FILES. The example is of only one file though – roaima Dec 16 '16 at 8:01
  • If the OP hadn't specified uuencode, I would preferred to use a tool like mime-construct or makemime or write a trivial script using one of the perl or python MIME mail generating modules. BTW, looking at my answer again, if I could have assumed bash rather than sh, I would have used an array for FILES rather than a string. and to make a more useful script, maybe extracted the date/time from the .csv filename and added that to the Subject: header (either with bash string manipulation features or with sed) - but only if sending only one file at a time. – cas Dec 16 '16 at 10:04
  • @Wildcard why? read the second, parenthetical, paragraph of my answer and then read the question again. – cas Dec 16 '16 at 10:07

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