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fast uudecode in GNU awk and some others (like OpenBSD awk)
#!/bin/sh
# uudecode in GNU awk (and some others, like OpenBSD) decodes stdin to stdout
#
# Copyright (c) 2014, Rafael Kitover <rkitover@gmail.com>
#
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awk=awk
if command -v gawk >/dev/null; then
awk=gawk
fi
$awk '
BEGIN {
charset=" !\"#$%&'\''()*+,-./0123456789:;<=>?@ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ[\\]^_";
}
function charval(char) {
return index(charset, char) + 32 - 1;
}
/^begin / { next }
/^end$/ { exit }
{
cnt = substr($0, 1, 1);
if (cnt == "`") next;
cnt = charval(cnt) - 32;
enc = substr($0, 2, length($0) - 1);
chars = 0;
pos = 1;
while (chars < cnt) {
grp = substr(enc, pos, 4);
gsub(/`/, " ", grp); # zero bytes
c1 = charval(substr(grp, 1, 1)) - 32;
c2 = charval(substr(grp, 2, 1)) - 32;
c3 = charval(substr(grp, 3, 1)) - 32;
c4 = charval(substr(grp, 4, 1)) - 32;
chars_bits = or(c4, or(or(lshift(c3, 6), lshift(c2, 12)), lshift(c1, 18)));
char[1] = sprintf("%c", rshift(and(chars_bits, 16711680), 16));
char[2] = sprintf("%c", rshift(and(chars_bits, 65280), 8));
char[3] = sprintf("%c", and(chars_bits, 255));
for (i = 1; i <= 3 && chars < cnt; i++) {
printf("%s", char[i]);
chars++;
}
pos += 4;
}
}
'
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