Thanks. It works now.

I did it that way because The Ruby Way (page 92) has "the easiest way
to do a base64 encode/decode is the use the built-in features of Ruby.
The Array class has a pack method..." and it doesn't mention the
base64 class; so I didn't look for one.

Thanks.


On Sat, 4 Dec 2004 09:27:17 +0900, Sam Roberts <sroberts / uniserve.com> wrote:
> Quoteing sandspace / gmail.com, on Sat, Dec 04, 2004 at 08:36:11AM +0900:
> 
> 
> > I'm packing up a file into an e-mail attachment using base64 encoding
> > and I'm only getting the first line of the file. I've discovered that
> > it's a misunderstanding I have about the pack method:
> >
> > irb(main):001:0> ["a", "b", "c"].pack("m").unpack("m")
> > => ["a"]
> >
> > How do I get the whole array packed?
> 
> Not sure why you think that pack wil concatenate the array before
> base64ing it. Check out lib/base64.rb in the ruby lib directory for
> an example of base64 encoding/decoding.
> 
> Sam
> 
>