zmore for bzip2?

ES bsdterm at
Fri Aug 29 15:24:19 PDT 2003

For your bzip2 files, would the following command suffice?

bzcat <filename> | less

This would be similar to handling a gzipped file with:

zcat <filename> | less

...which is essentially what "zmore" does...


On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 11:00:42AM -0500, David Kelly wrote:
> /etc/newsyslog.conf uses J in FreeBSD-5.1 to specify bzip2 format for 
> compression. zmore(1) doesn't know bzip format, is someone working on 
> it?
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