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Re: Cool trick: gmc and Debs



On 11 Aug 2000, Christian Lynbech on satellite wrote:

> >>>>> "Greg" == Greg Strockbine <gstrock@hitachi-hkis.com> writes:
> 
> >> You can also browse tarballs, gzips, bzips, gzipped tarballs, bzipped
> >> tarballs, and zips as well, providing that the attendant gzip, bzip, tar,
> 
> Greg> well, gee, its starting to sound like emacs  :-)
> 
> Just to make the note: emacs is able to browse tar files, even if
> compressed, and I believe there is also support for .debs somewhere.

Yes, in the editors/debview package.

It was reported once that it didn't work with emacs v20, but I (the
debview author) just tried and it seems to work fine.

...RickM...




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