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Re: ediff-{tar,zip}-files?

From: Douglas Lewan
Subject: Re: ediff-{tar,zip}-files?
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2019 14:51:13 -0500
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On 01/08/2019 01:50 PM, Skip Montanaro wrote:
> Is there an add-on for ediff which allows it to treat archives like
> tarfiles or zip archives as if they were directories? I suspect Emacs
> has most of the groundwork already laid, as if you visit such a file
> it brings up a listing of said archive. Kind of smash that
Treating cpio archives like file systems is one goal of mine. Granted,
my idea is much simpler, but if I can find a solution, I would bet a
similar model would work for other archive modes.Unifying them would be
a much larger issue.
> I can't be the only person who has ever needed this. In fact, outside
> of Emacs,

Douglas Lewan
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