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Re^2: dynamic zcat and grep

by thor (Priest)
on Mar 22, 2006 at 00:33 UTC ( #538361=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: dynamic zcat and grep
in thread dynamic zcat and grep

On some systems, gunzip -c and zcat are identical.

thulben@alpha:~ 17 $ md5sum /bin/gzip /bin/zcat /bin/gunzip 57cd8cdf42fbda6e0a1f5e17ac986b4f /bin/gzip 57cd8cdf42fbda6e0a1f5e17ac986b4f /bin/zcat 57cd8cdf42fbda6e0a1f5e17ac986b4f /bin/gunzip
The executable is one of those "magic" ones that recognizes how it was called and alters its behavior appropriately.

thor

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