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Component programs shar,unshar,uuencode,uudecode  +
Computer languages C  +
Documentation note User manual included and available from
Full description '''Sharutils''' is a package for creating '''Sharutils''' is a package for creating and manipulating shell archives that can be readily emailed. A shell archive is a file that can be processed by a Bourne-type shell to unpack the original collection of files. This package consists of two pairs of utilities: ''shar'' and ''unshar'', and ''uuencode'' and ''uudecode'': ==== Shar & unshar ==== ''Shar'' makes so-called shell archives out of many files, preparing them for transmission by electronic mail services (converting binary data to ASCII representations, breaking the text into multiple shar scripts, etc.). ''Unshar'' is the safe way to extract and reassemble the original files. It will automatically strip off the mail headers and other introductory text. ==== Uuencode & uudecode ==== ''Uuencode'' and ''uudecode'' are programs that convert binary files into ascii text so that the original data can pass through the email system without having intermediate hosts "fixing" the files en route.mediate hosts "fixing" the files en route.
GNU package identifier sharutils  +
Homepage URL  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU true  +
Keywords shell  + , email  + , archives  + , sharutils  + , shar  + , unshar  +
Last review by Genium +
Last review date 12 September 2015  +
License GPLv3orlater +
License verified by Kelly Hopkins  +
License verified date 31 August 2010  +
Name GNU sharutils  +
Real name Bruce Korb  + , Jan Djarv  +
Related projects Tar + , Gnuit + , Gzip +
Resource URL  + ,  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  + , Developer  +
Resource kind E-mail  + , VCS Repository Webview  +
Revisionid 32,942  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 September 2015 16:27:33  +
Revisionuser User:Genium +
Role Maintainer  + , Contributor  +
Runs-on GNU/Linux  +
Short description Creates and helps unpack shell archives  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use system-administration  +
User level intermediate  +
VCS checkout command git clone git://  +
Version date 30 May 2015  +
Version download  +
Version identifier 4.15.2  +
Version status stable  +
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