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Re: /usr/share/doc/ files and gzip/xz/no compression

On Tue, 2011-08-16 at 10:43 +1000, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Aug 2011, Iustin Pop <iustin@debian.org> wrote:
> > There is also information on Wikipedia about various compression
> > benchmarks, but IMHO if we want to switch from gzip then bzip2
> > doesn't make sense for /usr/share/doc.
> I'd like to see zless work transparently with bzip and xz compressed files.  
> There's really no need for three different wrapper programs when the zless 
> program can just consult the magic db to determine which decompression program 
> to use.


After all, it isn't called gzless.


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