mewencode man page

mewencode, mewdecode, mewcat — MIME encoder/decoder

Synopsis

mewencode [-options] [infile [outfile]]

mewdecode [-options] [infile [outfile]]

mewcat [-options] [infile]

Description

The mewencode utility encode/decode MIME objects.

The options are as follows:

-e

Encoding.

-d

Decoding.

-8

See if any 8bit characters are contained.

-b

MIME base64 en/decoding.

-q

MIME quoted-printable en/decoding.

-g

MIME gzip64 en/decoding(not yet specified in RFC).

-z

The same as -g.

-u

Uudecoding.

-l length

Line length into which base64/quoted-printable/gzip64 encoding truncate.

-t

On base64/gzip64 encoding, local newline is treated as CRLF. On base/gzip64 decoding, any newline is translated into local newline. Specify this option only when the input is a line based object(e.g. Content-Type: is text/plain or application/postscript).

-h

Display this help message.

-v

Display the version.

Referenced By

mewcat(1) and mewdecode(1) are aliases of mewencode(1).

March 17, 2001