Re: why aren't man pages compressed?
> zcat runs fast enough from my experience.
> In fact, the only argument I have in favour of uncompressed pages is
> that you can run a grep in the entire directory to search for
> something. For example, I found the file /etc/gateways and didn't know
> what it was about. I did a grep and found it in the routed page.
Ever heard of zgrep? Seems perfectly logical to me to have compressed man
pages - good idea. Hmmm, this sounds like a 'me too' message - Oh dear :)
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