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Release of version 4.13.4 of sharutils

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: Release of version 4.13.4 of sharutils
Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2013 07:56:50 -0700
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GNU sharutils consists of two pairs of utilities: shar and unshar, and
uuencode and uudecode.  "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" 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.

This is minor enhancement release for version 4.13 of sharutils
Version 4.13.4 - March 2013, by Bruce Korb

* POSIX compliance: The Austin Group ruled that uudecode should ignore
  any errors in attempting to "chmod(3)" the output file.  This is
  now done when POSIXLY_CORRECT has been defined in the environment.

* Option processing has now been completely turned over to
  AutoOpts handling.

* output file names may be encoded in the uuencoded file.
  By specifying '--encode' on the command line, the output
  file name will be base64 encoded in the uuencode file.

sharutils home:
primary ftp:
bug reports:     bug-gnu-utils at the usual GNU domain
                 (be sure to mention "sharutils" in the subject...
                 it helps to spot the message.)
bug archive:
maintainer:      Bruce Korb - bkorb at the usual GNU domain

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