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Bash urlencode and urldecode
urlencode() {
# urlencode <string>
old_lc_collate=$LC_COLLATE
LC_COLLATE=C
local length="${#1}"
for (( i = 0; i < length; i++ )); do
local c="${1:$i:1}"
case $c in
[a-zA-Z0-9.~_-]) printf '%s' "$c" ;;
*) printf '%%%02X' "'$c" ;;
esac
done
LC_COLLATE=$old_lc_collate
}
urldecode() {
# urldecode <string>
local url_encoded="${1//+/ }"
printf '%b' "${url_encoded//%/\\x}"
}
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ThePredators commented Feb 6, 2022

Thanks for the script, but i don't know why when calling urlencode i got in the encoded data a : % at the end !

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ironbishop commented Apr 4, 2022

i had to add a check for systems where collate is not set

if [ -n "$old_lc_collate" ] ; then LC_COLLATE=$old_lc_collate ; fi

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