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Re: Problem while viewing rotated log files

Subject: Re: Problem while viewing rotated log files
From: Leonard den Ottolander
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2005 14:17:50 +0200
Hello Oleg,

On Wed, 2005-07-06 at 13:52, Oleg Tarasov wrote:
> Leonard den Ottolander <[email protected]> wrote:
> So, */log/* and */logs/* covers almost all possible situations.
> I'm looking forward for a patch correcting this problem.

Already committed. Posted this to [email protected]
http://savannah.gnu.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs/mc/mc/lib/mc.ext.in.diff?r1=1.73.2.5&r2=1.73.2.6
http://savannah.gnu.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs/mc/mc/lib/mc.ext.in.diff?r1=1.79&r2=1.80

And also:
http://savannah.gnu.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs/mc/mc/lib/mc.ext.in.diff?r1=1.73.2.4&r2=1.73.2.5
http://savannah.gnu.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs/mc/mc/lib/mc.ext.in.diff?r1=1.78&r2=1.79

> > By matching for */log/* or */logs/* most .[1-9] files are viewed using
> > groff. I consider this a good thing. Plus the user can override this,
> > but not the other way around.
> 
> I don't see a way to override this... As I've said before, viewing in
> raw mode makes bzip'ed files unreadable.

In the case of man pages/log files they are piped through [bg]zip first.
The earlier patch puts the more generic match for compressed files at
the end.

Leonard.

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