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Re: Zutils vs single compressor utilities

From: Matias A. Fonzo
Subject: Re: Zutils vs single compressor utilities
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 21:42:17 -0300 (ART)
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Hi there,

Paul Eggert wrote:
>> If memory serves, we were going to add a configure-time flag
>> to change the program names from z* to gz*, which sounds
>> reasonable, when someone gets around to it.
> Exactly.

> Is that a change you could write?  That would help move things along,
> I expect.

How do you expect?.

The whole operation can be performed using the option
`--program-transform-name=' passed to `configure'.  For example, to rename
gzip-only scripts including the manpages, we can type:

./configure --prefix=/usr --program-transform-name='s/^z/g&/'

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