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uuencode (GNU sharutils) - encode a file into email friendly text - Ver. 4.13.3 USAGE: uuencode [ -<flag> | --<name> ]... [ in-file ] output-name -m, --base64 convert using base 64 -e, --encode-file-name encode the output file name -v, --version[=arg] Output version information and exit -h, --help Display extended usage information and exit -!, --more-help Extended usage information passed thru pager -R, --save-opts[=arg] Save the option state to a config file -r, --load-opts=str Load options from a config file - disabled as --no-load-opts - may appear multiple timess Options are specified by doubled hyphens and their name or by a single hyphen and the flag character. The following option preset mechanisms are supported: - reading file $HOME/.sharrc ``uuencode'' is used to create an ASCII representation of a file that can be sent over channels that may otherwise corrupt the data. Specifically, email cannot handle binary data and will often even insert a character when the six character sequence "\nFrom " is seen. ``uuencode'' will read ``in-file'' if provided and otherwise read data from standard in and write the encoded form to standard out. The output will begin with a header line for use by ``uudecode'' giving it the resulting suggested file ``output-name'' and access mode. If the ``output-name'' is specifically ``/dev/stdout'', then ``uudecode'' will emit the decoded file to standard out. ``Note'': ``uuencode'' uses buffered input and assumes that it is not hand typed from a tty. The consequence is that at a tty, you may need to hit Ctl-D several times to terminate input. please send bug reports to: firstname.lastname@example.org