bundle – collect files for distribution
writes on its standard output a shell script for
or a Bourne shell
which, when executed,
will recreate the original
Its main use is for distributing small numbers of text files by
Although less refined than standard archives from
is self-documenting and complete; little preparation is required on
the receiving machine.
bundle mkfile *.[ch] | mail kremvax!boris
Send a makefile to Boris together with related
Upon receiving the mail, Boris may save the file sans postmark,
cd gift; rc horse; mk
will not create directories and is unsatisfactory for non-text files.
Beware of gift horses.