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Sending mail in C/PRO*C in a UNIX Environment

I am using PROC*C, UNIX and ORACLE.  I have already writen a PRO*C program to fetch data from ORACLE and generate a Text file. I would like to use the mail feature inside C  program to send email with the contents of the text file.
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kkolyaAsked:
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ozoCommented:
system("/usr/lib/sendmail kkolya@experts-exchange.com <text.file");
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kkolyaAuthor Commented:
How is the performance of sending email in C program using system command. ? What is the fast way to send email when there is processing and data gathering to create email body using PRO*C. This mass email sending depending on the data.
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ozoCommented:
system() does spawn an extra command shell,
It could be more efficient to pipe directly to a sendmail process instead of using a shell to send a file to it.
(By the way, if you have followup questions it is usually better to keep the question open until they are resolved.
You may get the benefit of other people contributing to the answer)
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