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bug#11487: coreutils:base64

From: Eric Blake
Subject: bug#11487: coreutils:base64
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 10:32:21 -0600
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merge 11486 11487
tag 11487 notabug
close 11487

On 05/16/2012 07:25 AM, Marsaleix Thomas wrote:
>               rehello,
>       That's ok, my problem come from new line.
>       echo "è" | base64 
> is:
>       "è\n" | base64 
> and:  echo -n "è" | base64 works better.

Glad to hear you figured it out, and that it is not a bug.  I'm closing
this report.

As a side note, 'echo -n' is not portable.  You should really get in the
habit of using 'printf' instead.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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