mailto - WWW Forms to Mail Gateway

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename mailto_1.3.2-3+b2_i386.deb
Package name mailto
Package version 1.3.2
Package release 3+b2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::c interface::web protocol::http protocol::smtp role::program scope::utility web web::cgi works-with::mail
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Martin Schulze <>
Download size 17.11 KB
Installed size 42.00 KB
This package provides a CGI program that converts data submitted
via a <forms> web formular to simple mail which is sent to a given


Package Version Architecture Repository
mailto_1.3.2-3+b2_amd64.deb 1.3.2 amd64 Debian Main
mailto - - -


Name Value
apache -
exim4 -
httpd -
libc6 >= 2.1.3
mail-transport-agent -


Type URL
Binary Package mailto_1.3.2-3+b2_i386.deb
Source Package mailto

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mailto deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mailto




2010-01-16 - Joey Schulze <>
mailto (1.3.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Disable included version of getline() since it is unused and produce
an FTBFS (closes: Bug#551449)
* Don't use '0' flag used with '%p' gnu_printf format [mailto.c]
2007-03-17 - Martin Schulze <>
mailto (1.3.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed typo in NMU-Disclaimer, thanks to Petter Reinholdtsen (See:
* Extract the local mail hostname from /etc/mailname (closes:
* Fixed two compiler warnings
2004-12-12 - Martin Schulze <>
mailto (1.3.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
* This refers to the final upstream version since upstream has abandoned
this package long ago.  Only Debian seems to distribute and maintain it
* Added support for special mail headers required when delivering mail
with non-ascii character encoding
2004-12-11 - Martin Schulze <>
mailto (1.3.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
* Adjusted native report on Cc
* Added section about special variables for better documentation
* Added missing \r for the smtp protocol
* Added a note to the entire GPL to debian/copyright
* Removed the prerm since the /usr/share/doc conversion is done already
* Bumped the standards version
2004-12-09 - Martin Schulze <>
mailto (1.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
* New license: GNU GPLv2
* Added support for new upstream Makefile
* Updated debian/copyright file according to upstream copyright
* Added documentation for carbon copy (Cc)
* Better note webmaster@ as address to send errors to
2004-12-08 - Martin Schulze <>
mailto (1.2.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
* Fixed format string vulnerability
2004-12-04 - Martin Schulze <>
mailto (1.2.6-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Added a disclaimer for those people who plan to NMU this package
* Adjusted dependency to exim4 since it's the default MTA already
(closes: Bug#228582)
* Improved description
* Updated copyright file
* Cleaned up some code in mailto.c
* Wrote and added a small test program
* Added an UTF-8 detection rules so that valid UTF-8 characters won't be
eaten anymore
* No need for the postinst anymore since /usr/doc is gone
2001-08-10 - Martin Schulze <>
mailto (1.2.6-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Finally fixed the redirection problem that mailto had. (closes:
Bug#79570, Bug#71090)
* Added bilingual message for HTTP relocation
* Applied NMU patches from Marcelo (closes: Bug#93958, Bug#93956)
* Applied patch from Ryan Hayle <> to send CRLF in the
SMTP dialog instead of just LF (closes: Bug#68790)
* Corrected some German messages (not that they were used in the Debian
version... I guess I became upstream of this package, not sure though)
* Added information about potential mail lossage when the pipe to
sendmail is closed which caused an error (potential fix for Bug#54309)
2001-04-14 - Marcelo E. Magallon <>
mailto (1.2.6-3.2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules Duh! Fixed check for nostrip.
* debian/control: added | apache to Depends
* debian/control: added section and priority to binary package
2001-04-14 - Marcelo E. Magallon <>
mailto (1.2.6-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Moved doc and man to /usr/share (closes: bug#91574)
* debian/prerm, debian/postinst, debian/rules: added first two, install them
* debian/control: Standards-Version: 3.5.2

See Also

Package Description
mailutils-common_3.5-3_all.deb Common files for GNU mailutils
mailutils-comsatd_3.5-3_i386.deb GNU mailutils-based comsatd daemon
mailutils-doc_3.5-3_all.deb Documentation files for GNU mailutils
mailutils-guile_3.5-3_i386.deb GNU mailutils Guile interpreter and modules
mailutils-imap4d_3.5-3_i386.deb GNU mailutils-based IMAP4 Daemon
mailutils-mh_3.5-3_i386.deb GNU mailutils-based MH utilities
mailutils-pop3d_3.5-3_i386.deb GNU mailutils-based POP3 Daemon
mailutils_3.5-3_i386.deb GNU mailutils utilities for handling mail
maim_5.5.2-1_i386.deb takes screenshots of your desktop
maint-guide-ca_1.2.43_all.deb Debian New Maintainers' Guide (Catalan)
maint-guide-de_1.2.43_all.deb Debian New Maintainers' Guide (German)
maint-guide-es_1.2.43_all.deb Debian New Maintainers' Guide (Spanish)
maint-guide-fr_1.2.43_all.deb Debian New Maintainers' Guide (French)
maint-guide-it_1.2.43_all.deb Debian New Maintainers' Guide (Italian)
maint-guide-ja_1.2.43_all.deb Debian New Maintainers' Guide (Japanese)