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@@ -48,14 +48,8 @@
;; Required programs: ar, gzip.
;; Optionally required programs: nroff for formatting man pages.
-;; Optionally required programs: dpkg-deb for old-style binary .deb files.
;; Optionally required programs: w3-mode for viewing HTML pages.
-;; For new-style .deb files (2.0), dpkg-deb isn't used. Therefore
-;; deb-view should work on any platform with the ar command, although
-;; "ar -p" doesn't seem to work for .deb files on Solaris 2.4 and 2.5.
-;; It works on Solaris 2.6, SGI's IRIX 6.1 and 6.2, and Linux, of course.
;; Old-style .deb files require the dpkg-deb program. I don't know how to
;; extract control.tar.gz from these deb files, so you only get to see
;; the package control file, but nothing else such as the install scripts.
@@ -63,6 +57,8 @@
;; The data file is still viewable thanks to the "dpkg-deb --fsys-tarfile"
;; option.
+;; For new-style .deb files (2.0), dpkg-deb is now used as well.
;;; Installation:
;; 1) Quick test to see if you like deb-view.