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Re: How to read a tarball



On Tue, 2006-05-02 at 00:03 -0400, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> It's worth noting that the less command will do all of this for you on
> most RH/FC (and other GNU/Linux) systems.  The LESSOPEN variable gets
> set to call lesspipe.sh in the login process for both bash and csh
> shells.  So you can just run:
> 
> $ less file.tar*

Interesting and useful information.  I just tried it on an RPM, and got
more useful information than doing "rpm -qlp package.rpm" (permissions,
ownership, and filesizes were also shown).

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