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

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 10:43:04AM +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.

I'd like to see _less_ work transparently with bzip and xz compressed
files, too. It's not impossible, I've seen it done on default RedHat

The volume of a pizza of thickness a and radius z can be described by
the following formula:

pi zz a

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