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Re: where is uudecode in RHEL6 Beta?



On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 12:16:19AM +0200, Dag Wieers wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Jul 2010, fred smith wrote:
> 
> >On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 03:50:51PM -0400, R P Herrold wrote:
> >>On Wed, 7 Jul 2010, fred smith wrote:
> >>
> >>>Is there some OTHER tool that is now being shipped in place of uuencode/
> >>>uudecode?
> >>
> >>openssl
> >
> >sorry, but I don't see how openssl can substitute for uudecode. I just
> >did a rpm -qlp against the openssl package and there's no uudecode
> >hiding therein, either. figured it wouldn't hurt to look... :(
> 
> I think Russ meant using:
> 
> 	openssl base64 -in <file>
> 
> The openssl tool can be used in many useful ways, it's not just a library 
> package.

Dag, I woulda never thought of that in a million years! :(

Doing that lets me ENcode a file, but so far I haven't figured out
how to use it to DEcode a file, which is really what I want most.
Any more clues for the clueless (me)??


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