Today I experimented a little bit with cygwin. My goal was to be able to send emails from command line.
First I installed Cygwin normally. Then I had to additionally choos the following packages:
- vim (as editor)
- email (as MUA)
- exim (as MTA)
After installation of these packages I had to run
in order to set up the mail transfer agent. It allows to set it as a demon and to set a link to
Since email expects it under
/usr/lib/sendmail I needed to issue the command:
ln /usr/sbin/sendmail /usr/lib/sendmail
. Sent a testmail and it’s working.