Re: Deleting uncompressed Info/Doc files at upgrades
On Thursday 15 October 1998, at 17 h 31, the keyboard of Michael Stone
> Hmm. We have zless to less gz'd files. Magicfilter will print them, as
> will a2ps (maybe some others will too, haven't tried it.) Netscape reads
> will grep them. vim reads them just fine. I'm drawing a blank on things
> I can't do with .gz'd files...
glimpse (don't tell me about .glimpse_filters, it's awfully slow)
mutt -a (if the recipient does not have gzip, for instance a regular MacOS or
MS-Windows user. The problem is probably the same for all MUA.)
agrep (an approximative grep)
And this is just what I use often.
Do you mean that *every* application in Debian should be patched to read *.gz