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Re: Using 7z files

Subject: Re: Using 7z files
From: wwp
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2007 16:01:35 +0100
Hello Pavel,

On Thu, 8 Mar 2007 16:41:38 +0200 (EET) Pavel Tsekov <[email protected]> wrote:

> Hello,
> On Thu, 8 Mar 2007, wwp wrote:
> > it seems that I can't get use of .7z files in mc (2006-08-12-18 w/
> > extfs support), neither opening them in extfs, neither with F3.
> Maybe MC fails to recognize your .7z files for some reason. It
> looks for files ending in .7z and then it invokes the u7z
> script to process them. Is there are chance that your .7z
> archives end with a different filename extension ?
> > The u7z is installed, but would I need 7z-related entries in
> > ~/.mc/bindings?
> Well, yes...  The global mc.ext file should have an entry
> for .7z archives. But if you have your own ~/.mc/bindings
> file MC uses only that - it doesn't merge the entries for
> the user and the global file. So, if you have a ~/.mc/bindings
> then you have to add an entry for .7z files there. The
> entry looks like this:
> # 7zip archives (they are not man pages)
> shell/.7z
>          Open=%cd %p#u7z
>          View=%view{ascii} 7za l %f 2>/dev/null

Adding those lines to my ~/.mc/bindings did work, many thanks Pavel!


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