MAN Solaris - BASE64 (1)

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NAME

base64 - base64 encode/decode data and print to standard output

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Author
Copyright
Attributes
Notes

SYNOPSIS

base64 [OPTION] [FILE]

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DESCRIPTION

Base64 encode or decode FILE, or standard input, to standard output.
-w, --wrap=COLS
  Wrap encoded lines after COLS character (default 76). Use 0 to disable line wrapping.
-d, --decode
  Decode data.
-i, --ignore-garbage
  When decoding, ignore non-alphabet characters.
--help Display this help and exit.
--version
  Output version information and exit.
With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

The data are encoded as described for the base64 alphabet in RFC 3548. Decoding require compliant input by default, use --ignore-garbage to attempt to recover from non-alphabet characters (such as newlines) in the encoded stream.

AUTHOR

Written by Simon Josefsson.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <[email protected]>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for base64 is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and base64 programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info base64
should give you access to the complete manual.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWgnu-coreutils
Interface StabilityUncommitted

NOTES

Source for GNU coreutils is available on http://opensolaris.org.
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