New answers tagged bzip2
Why not bzcat file | tee no_modifications | sed blah blah ? This would decompress, tee (or split the data) into a file call no_modifications and stdout which you pipe into sed for "immediate use". If you really want to delete the original then I'm afraid you're down to bzcat file | tee no_modifications | sed blah blah && rm file
The symlink answer is really incorrect. It would replace the default gzip (or bzip2) with pigz (or pbzip2) for the entire system. While the parallel implementations are remarkably similar to the single process versions, subtle differences in command line options could break core system processes who depend on those differences. The ...
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