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Re: bin/13798 (uudecode cannot handle concatenated uuencoded files)

The following reply was made to PR bin/13798; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Anders Dinsen <>
Subject: Re: bin/13798 (uudecode cannot handle concatenated uuencoded files)
Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2009 06:36:35 +0100

 I agree, no need to keep this open. Sorry for leaving this open for so 
 many years. Happy new year. skrev:
 > Synopsis: uudecode cannot handle concatenated uuencoded files
 > State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
 > State-Changed-By:
 > State-Changed-When: Thu, 31 Dec 2009 05:28:24 +0000
 > State-Changed-Why:
 > As noted, there are existing packages for handling this (that also typically
 > deal with things like multi-part uuencodes) and uuencode is pretty well dead
 > anyhow in favor of MIME base64. So while I hate to throw away what looks to
 > casual inspection like a perfectly good patch, it just really doesn't seem
 > worthwhile at this point.

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