On Sat, 2008-03-08 at 13:51 +0100, Frans Pop wrote: > > Hmm. Weird. > If I use cat on the files, I get the content. But if I use less, I > only get: > $ less config.deb > busybox-1.9.1/debian/config/config.deb: > > *** Contents: > > So that's why I thought they were empty. As I said, weird :-) I tripped over this recently as well. Less (actually lesspipe via $LESSOPEN in my case) tries to interpret *.deb as a Debian package, which fails in the above manner if the file in question isn't actually a package. Ian. -- Ian Campbell Never reveal your best argument.
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