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Re: Howto auto unpack/read "README.Debian.gz" ?

On Sat, Mar 01, 2003 at 11:17:25PM -0800, nate wrote:
> Joao Pedro Clemente said:
> >
> > AS I've seen some of these files after installing some packages, as since
> > they are not unpacked by apt-get, I am wondering if there isn't a "smart"
> > way of reading this instead of unpacking first...
> >
> > I wonder if, for instance, "less" could automatically unpack it for
> I use 'zmore'
> zmore README.gz
> zcat should work too
> wish there were such tools for .bz2 archives......

Like 'bzcat'?

It's easy to get less set up to view 'inside' compressed files; the
magic is already there.  Just type 'eval $(lesspipe)' at a prompt, or
put it in your login sequence.

Happy lessing,

Nathan Norman - Incanus Networking mailto:nnorman@incanus.net
  Avoid gunfire in the bathroom tonight.

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