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What is the equivalent of gunzip -c to pipe the content of a bunch of tar.gz files without having to permanently "tar xzf" them and "tar czf" them back?

Something like: tar xzf "-c" *.tar.gz | xargs grep something

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O, as in tar xOvzf tarball files

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