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



On Mon 19 Feb 01, 11:32 AM, Dale Bewley said: 
> 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.

i mis-stated my question.  sorry about that.  i really wanted to pipe it
into the editor, not just view it on the screen.  :)

pete


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