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I want to send mail and attach all files in directory. Below doesn't work

sendMail -a | find . -name '*.*'
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Create a tarball of the directory first:

tar -cvf attachments.tar.gz <directory>

Then send that file:

uuencode /path/attachments.tar.gz | sendmail -s "subject" user@domain
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  • I agree with the above answer. You're piping it backwards. You want to get the collection of files (or one big zip/tgz) and pipe it to the sendmail command instead of the other way around. Dec 7 '20 at 23:47

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