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PHP Building Websites with PHP Contact Form & Sending Email Installing SwiftMailer

Rifqi Fahmi
Rifqi Fahmi
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getting confused with -bs

In this video we can see he type

.....('/usr/sbin/sendmail -bs').........

What is the meaning from '-bs' I also quite a lot this kind of code like '-r' , '-V', etc such as

php -r "readfile('https://getcomposer.org/installer');" | php

I really getting confused with this :") Thanks

1 Answer

Any flags you see are command line options to specify certain behaviour.

See the manual for sendmail here: http://www.sendmail.org/~ca/email/man/sendmail.html

See a list of command line options for php here: http://php.net/manual/en/features.commandline.options.php