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C library for sending e-mail (with attachments) from C/C++

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C library intended to give C/C++ developers a quick and easy way to send e-mail from their applications. Supports multiple To/Cc/Bcc recipients and multiple attachments without size limitation. For the actual SMTP communication either libcurl can be used or the built in SMTP support. The library can also be used to just create a multipart MIME message body.
Also comes with a command line application for sending mails (with optional attachments).

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    I wanted a simple email client library to incorporate into a program I am writing under cygwin (for later transfer to a raspberry PI). libquickmail was an obvious choice, because I was already using libcurl. My first problem was persuading libcurl to recognize that SSL was available. Solution: install openssl-devel and then reconfigure and remake libcurl. The second problem was that I could not establish a connection (or rather it kept failing) to googlemail using SSL on port 465. After some debugging, I noticed that in quickmail.c (Line 924), that libquickmail was using smtp: (hard coded) as the protocol. I changed this to smtps: And wonderfully (!) my small test program worked and send my test email, which I was then able to read. I would recommend adding an option to the library to specify that smtps can be used as the protocol. In Germany now, most email accounts MUST use SSL. David Singleton

    Posted 02/26/2016
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    I compiled test_quickmail.c, but some errors were occurred as shown below: $ gcc -o test_quickmail test_quickmail.c /tmp/cc2kRB77.o: In function `main': test_quickmail.c:(.text+0x68): undefined reference to `quickmail_get_version' test_quickmail.c:(.text+0x7c): undefined reference to `quickmail_initialize' test_quickmail.c:(.text+0x88): undefined reference to `quickmail_create' test_quickmail.c:(.text+0x98): undefined reference to `quickmail_add_to' test_quickmail.c:(.text+0xa4): undefined reference to `quickmail_add_header' test_quickmail.c:(.text+0xb0): undefined reference to `quickmail_add_header' test_quickmail.c:(.text+0xbc): undefined reference to `quickmail_add_header' test_quickmail.c:(.text+0xc8): undefined reference to `quickmail_set_body' test_quickmail.c:(.text+0xe4): undefined reference to `quickmail_add_body_memory' test_quickmail.c:(.text+0xf4): undefined reference to `quickmail_add_attachment_file' test_quickmail.c:(.text+0x104): undefined reference to `quickmail_add_attachment_file' test_quickmail.c:(.text+0x128): undefined reference to `quickmail_add_attachment_memory' test_quickmail.c:(.text+0x13c): undefined reference to `quickmail_set_debug_log' test_quickmail.c:(.text+0x158): undefined reference to `quickmail_send' test_quickmail.c:(.text+0x190): undefined reference to `quickmail_destroy' collect2: ld returned 1 exit status ==>what's wrong with me? How do I solve this problem? thanks!

    Posted 06/23/2015
  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    I'm not able to install libquickmail under Windows 7. I want to use it with MinGW. Where I can see a package good for my environment?

    Posted 11/30/2013
  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    It works, but only some error checking, especially failing malloc() will crash the program.

    Posted 10/01/2013
  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Thanks for good program!

    Posted 05/25/2013
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