Re: Cool trick: gmc and Debs
On 11 Aug 2000, Christian Lynbech on satellite wrote:
> >>>>> "Greg" == Greg Strockbine <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.