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

* Adam Borowski <kilobyte@angband.pl>, 2011-08-16, 12:18:
zcat and zless are nothing but thin shell wrappers over "gzip -cd", without loads of extra functionality lesspipe has. I'd turn them into a C program linked against zlib (priority: required), liblzma2 (priority: required) and libbz2 (priority: important, might be dlopened instead).

See http://packages.debian.org/sid/zutils - though the way it's currently packaged is not particularly impressive.

Jakub Wilk

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