[pskmail] Re: File uploads via PSKMail.

  • From: Ian Bennett <ibennett@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 20:17:57 +1000

Thanks John,
        Steve is out at his block but I'm going out there tomorrow so will pass 
it 
on.
        Might be able to give it a go whilst we are out there.
        mmm...Java....yep; that makes me happy....NOT :-(
        Thanks again. Will let you know how we get on.

Ian
VK1IAN

On Fri, 5 Jun 2009 20:10:25 vk2eta@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Steve,
>
> I had a look through the code and the only way I can see without code
> writting is to use the latest server (0.8.5) and the java client which
> allows you to attach a file to an email.
>
> An option, if the objective is just to upload and not send the file by
> email is the follwing: in the current sever code, the attachement received
> by the server is deleted after being send, but by commenting out one line
> in the send_MIME() subroutine the file coud be left there and used for
> other purposes than emailing (like for an ftp or http server for example).
>
> The line to comment out is:
>
> `rm "$ENV{HOME}/.pskmail/uploads/$afile"`;
>
> The directory $ENV{HOME}/.pskmail/uploads would then contain the files that
> were send as an attachment to the emails.
>
> It seems that each email can only have one attachment but that needs to be
> confirmed. And of course that is only available with the java client whih
> will make Ian happy :).
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> 73, John.
>
> On 03/06/2009 8:49pm, stevez@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> >
> >
> > I was wondering if it is possible (and if so, how) to send a file to (or
> >
> > even via) a PSKMail server.
> >
> > I notice an uploads directory in my ~/.pskmail on my server.
> >
> > I've also seen talk in the mailing list archives about speed comparisons
> >
> > between binary and text uploads, and even some talk about updating
> >
> > source code via PSKMail - so some way of uploading files must be
> >
> > possible. The trouble is I have no idea how this would be done.
> >
> >
> >
> > Any hints welcome, and I promise to update doco or the FAQ with what
> >
> > ever I learn.
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks all
> >
> > Steve (VK2ZSZ)



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