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RE: uuencode/uudecode?



>
>>   cat FILE | tar -c - | gzip -c | uuencode file.tar.gz | mail 
>> 
>sharutils (found in the utils section of the distribution). Your command
>line above looks somewhatlike the example in the man page, so it should
>work once you install the sharutils package.

Actually I don't' think this will work. tar cannot be used as a pure
filter. Try this

tar -cf - FILE | gzip -c | uudencode file.tgz | mail .....

or even

tar -czf - FILE | uudencode file.tgz | mail .....

(I don't have a Linux box handy to test this, but it looks about right
:-). )

Regards,
Alec
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