mailto - WWW Forms to Mail Gateway

Distribution: Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: mailto
Package version: 1.3.2
Package release: 3
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 84 B
Download size: 17.30 KB
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This package provides a CGI program that converts data submitted via a <forms> web formular to simple mail which is sent to a given address.



    Binary package: mailto_1.3.2-3_amd64.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


    • /etc/mailto.conf
    • /usr/lib/cgi-bin/mailto
    • /usr/share/doc/mailto/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/mailto/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/mailto/copyright
    • /usr/share/doc/mailto/readme.txt.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/mailto/usage.txt.gz


    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: Bug#225895) * Extract the local mail hostname from /etc/mailname (closes: Bug#415134) * 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 * NMU * 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 * NMU * 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