archmage - CHM(Compiled HTML) Decompressor.
archmage chmfile directory
archmage -p port chmfile
This manual page documents briefly the archmage command. This manual
page was written for the Debian distribution because the original
program does not have a manual page.
arCHMage is an extensible reader and decompiler for files in the CHM
format. This is the format used by Microsoft HTML Help, and is also
known as Compiled HTML. arCHMage is based on python-chm binding to
chmlib from GnoCHM project.
There is three ways to use arCHMage package now:
1) Extract .chm to directory (directory will be created):
archmage <chmfile> <directory>
2) Run as http-server, which will publish chm file contents on
archmage -p <port> <chmfile>
3) Tune your apache to publish chm file contents if there is trailing
slash in request to that file (you will need working mod_python for
Add that lines to your httpd.conf:
AddHandler python-program .chm
Let’s suppose, you have file sample.chm in DocumentRoot of your apache.
After that tuning you can receive raw chm file, if you point your
or you can view chm file on the fly if you point your browser to
http://yourserver/sample.chm/ (note trailing slash)
System-wide configuration file.
arCHMage Home Page: http://archmage.sf.net
arCHMage was written by Eugeny Korekin <email@example.com>
This manual page was written by Basil Shubin
<firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may
be used by others).
February 24, 2006