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Kin Cho <k...@neoscale.com> writes:In my setup the variable auto-mode-alist says that ZIP files are
> Visiting a large zip file to list the contents of the zip file
> doesn't work if the zip file size exceeds the emacs buffer size
> Obviously this is not the way it should work since the zip file
handled by archive-mode. This is defined in arc-mode.el. Right at
the top of that file is a table that indicates that viewing is an
*internal* operation for all archive file types. So Emacs does
actually need to read the file to interpret it.
I haven't found a way to use external tools instead in arc-mode.el.
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