On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 08:27:35PM -0000, rob.c wrote:
> Hello All,
> 
> I used to peruse my logs (when prompted by events in the periodic script
> output emails) using zcat, however i've just tried again for the first time
> recently and appears the logfile compression format has changed. This is in
> turn means that i can no longer use a command like "zcat
> <yesterdayscompressedlogfile> | grep searchstringfromoutputemail" as it just
> renders a "not in gzip format" message. So my question really is ... is
> there an alternative to zcat that can read .bz2 compression or do i have to
> go back to unziping to a directory first and deleting it afterwards ?

/usr/bin/bzcat


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