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Re: lynx-dev question about dump

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev question about dump
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 04:52:28 -0400
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On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 11:28:04PM -0700, Eduardo Chappa wrote:
> Hello,
>  I have a question that hopefully someone will know the answer. I want to
> use the command:
> lynx -dump > file_result
> my question is, will it always be the case the file "file_result" is the
> decompressed version of "file.gz" or is there some configuration option
> that actually manages this, and if the answer is no, will it be the case
> that file_result and file.gz will be the same file, and in this case does
> it make sense to set -width=X to a big number?

"-dump" interprets the file, so file_result and file.gz (allowing for
compression) won't be the same thing.  Setting -width is useful if you
want to format the result with more/most paragraphs on a single line.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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