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aerc-sendmail - sendmail configuration for aerc(1)

aerc can defer to sendmail for the delivery of outgoing messages.

In accounts.conf (see aerc-config(5)), the following sendmail-specific options are available:



This should be set to the path to the sendmail binary you wish to use, which is generally /usr/bin/sendmail. aerc will execute it with a list of recipients on the command line and pipe the message to deliver to stdin.

aerc(1) aerc-config(5)

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