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Re: lynx-dev How to get bz2 compressed files uncompressed and rendered (
brian j. pardy
Re: lynx-dev How to get bz2 compressed files uncompressed and rendered (not
Fri, 20 Nov 1998 08:16:17 -0800 (PST)
On Fri, 20 Nov 1998, Nelson Henry Eric wrote:
> just downloaded) [was Re: lynx-dev NLS tweaks for 282dev4
> > It looks (after a quick look) to me that Lynx is doing internal
> > decompression of .gz files, regardless of what mailcap says. Lynx doesn't
> That's true now (if you use zlib), but I had very similar entries working
> when gzip had to be called externally by Lynx. Gzip has a --no-name option
> (do not save or restore the original name and time stamp), which I think
> Lynx takes (took?) advantage of. Bzip2 can't do this?
Not as far as I can see, for bzip2. I was able to get bzip2 working by
having Lynx spawn something like 'bunzip2 -c %s | less', but that's all
I managed to get going.
> > I surely don't understand this part either...
> Always glad to have a little company :)
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