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NAME

uudecode - decode a uuencoded binary file

SYNOPSIS

uudecode [ options ]

DESCRIPTION

uudecode decodes the named input file or the standard input if no file is specified, to the file name encoded in file by uuencode. If decode-file is specified then the output is written there. - is equivalent to the standard output.

OPTIONS

-c, --local

Convert pathnames to file names in the local directory.
-h, --header

The input file contains header and trailer sequences. The header for some encoding formats may contain file name and access infomation. On by default; -h means --noheader.
-l, --list

List the encoding method names on the standard output.
-o, --output=file

Write the output data into file instead of the standard output. decode-file if specified overrides --output.
-t, --text

The input file is a text file that requires \n => \r\n translation on encoding.
-x, --method=method

Specifies the encoding method. Some encoding methods self identify and for those --method is optional. posix|uuencode ucb|bsd mime|base64 quoted-printable|qp binhex|mac-binhex sevenbit|7bit

IMPLEMENTATION

version

uudecode (AT&T Research) 2002-03-24
author

Glenn Fowler <glenn.s.fowler@gmail.com>
author

David Korn <dgkorn@gmail.com>
copyright

Copyright © 1992-2012 AT&T Intellectual Property
license

http://www.eclipse.org/org/documents/epl-v10.html