Hi Antonio, Am 29.10.2012 um 17:29 schrieb Dagobert Michelsen <d...@opencsw.org>: > Am 29.10.2012 um 17:28 schrieb Antonio Diaz Diaz <ant_d...@teleline.es>: >>>> Zcat, zcmp, zdiff and zgrep are improved replacements for the shell >>>> scripts provided with GNU gzip. Ztest is unique to zutils. >>> >>> We have been traditionally naming these with uppercase "Z". I remember you >>> were >>> talking to the gzip team about adjusting the names to remove the collisions. >>> Has this been settled? >> >> Well, it has been settled here, as explained in the INSTALL file: >> >> "If you are installing zutils along with GNU gzip and want to keep the gzip >> scripts, the recommended method is to configure gzip as follows: >> >> ./configure --program-transform-name='s/^z/gz/' >> >> This renames, at installation time, the gzip scripts and man pages to >> 'gzcat', 'gzcat.1', etc, avoiding the name clashing with the programs and >> man pages from zutils." >> >>  http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gzip/2012-01/msg00006.html > > Ok.
As there has been some discussion about uppercase commands I find it unfortunate that the main zutils page uses sometimes uppercase and sometimes lowercase because of start-of-sentence rules (which IMHO do not apply for command names): http://www.nongnu.org/zutils/zutils.html May I suggest to always use lowercase for clearance? Best regards — Dago -- "You don't become great by trying to be great, you become great by wanting to do something, and then doing it so hard that you become great in the process." - xkcd #896
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