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Re: [vox-tech] reading gzip'd files inline

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] reading gzip'd files inline
  • From: Dale Bewley <dale@MAPSbewley.net>
  • Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2001 11:18:22 -0800
  • References: 20010219112328.A27990@dirac.org

On Mon, 19 Feb 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> question:
> given
>       doc.txt.gz
>       doc.ps.gz
> how do i read these file in line?   i've tried:
>       gzip -d -c doc.txt.gz | vi
>       gzip -d -c doc.ps.gz | gv
> but neither vim nor gv like getting data from stdin.  vim complains about no
> controlling tty and gv just displays nothing.

I hope I'm not stating the obvious, but
 gzip -d -c doc.txt.gz | more

will work. As far as the postscript, I don't know that you can.
Dale Bewley - Bewley Internet Solutions Inc. http://bewley.net/

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