Re: [dev] [sbase] Command list

From: Alex Pilon <>
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:00:16 -0400

> Alex Pilon dixit:
> > Do we still really need uuencode and uudecode?
On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 07:46:35PM +0000, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Yes!
> I often use them, in combination with GNU screen, to
> copy/paste files(!) from one tab to the other, when
> using other methods (such as rsync or scp/sftp) is
> unpractical or impossible (think serial console).

I know the trick. I used base64 for that, not uuencode. Don't they both have the
same overhead, other than uuencode's header? That header's redundant anyway, at
least for this hack, since you can just use tar or cpio.


Alex Pilon

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