Sharutils-4.14

Introduction to Sharutils

The Sharutils package contains utilities that can create 'shell' archives.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 systemd platform.

Package Information

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/sharutils

Installation of Sharutils

Install Sharutils by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

To test the results, issue make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Contents

Installed Programs: shar, unshar, uudecode and uuencode
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions

shar

creates "shell archives" (or shar files) which are in text format and can be mailed.

unshar

unpacks a shar file.

uudecode

reads a file (or by default the standard input) and writes an encoded version to the standard output. The encoding uses only printing ASCII characters.

uuencode

reads a file (or by default the standard input) and decodes the uuencoded version to the standard output.

Last updated on 2014-08-23 16:15:33 +0000