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Re: [feature] alias "more" to "less"

Le 12/05/2012 12:57, Corinna Vinschen a Ãcrit :
On May 12 03:08, Cyrille Lefevre wrote:
Le 11/05/2012 18:23, Larry Hall (Cygwin) a Ãcrit :
On 5/11/2012 9:35 AM, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] wrote:
Noel Grandin sent the following at Friday, May 11, 2012 4:33 AM
It seems that pretty much all unixes alias "more" to "less" these days.
It would be very nice if that was the default behaviour of cygwin.

Would save me from constantly wondering why nothing is happening when I
type "more ...." on a newly installed box :-)

more.exe is supplied by the util-linux package.

And as is true of the traditional 'more', it can do less than 'less'. ;-)


about less :

"less is more, but more more than more is, so more is less less, so
use more less if you want less more."

about most :

"If less is more than more, most is more than less."

unfortunatelly, most doesn't exist yet under cygwin :-(

well, and then ?!
=>  Found 0 matches for /usr/bin/most

however, someone have made it available somewhere

Cyrille@pcvista /home/Cyrille
v2$ uname -a
CYGWIN_NT-6.0 pcvista 1.7.14(0.260/5/3) 2012-04-25 09:41 i686 Cygwin

Cyrille@pcvista /home/Cyrille
v2$ most --help
MOST version 5.0.0 (S-Lang version 2.2.4)
 *Note: This executable was compiled against S-Lang 2.2.2
most [-1Cbcdkstvw] [+/string] [+line number] [+s] [+d] file...
 where: -1:  assume VT100 terminal. (VMS only)
        -b:  Startup in binary mode.
        -C:  disable color support
        -c:  Make searches case sensitive.
        -d:  Do not display the \ wrap marker when wrapping lines.
        -M:  Do not attempt to mmap files.
        -s:  Squeeze out excess blank lines.
        -t:  Display tabs as ^I.  If this option is immediately followed
               by an integer, the integer sets the tab width.
        -u:  Disable UTF-8 mode
        -v:  Do not interpret backspace formatting characters.
        -w:  Wrap lines.
        -z:  No gunzip-on-the-fly.
             Search for string
        +line number
             Start up at specified line number.
        +d:  Allow file deletion.
        +s:  Secure Mode-- no edit, cd, shell, and reading files not
               already listed on the command line.
        +u:  Enable UTF-8 mode.

Example: most -ct4 +82 keymap.c
 makes searches case sensitive, sets tabwidth to 4, and displays the file
 keymap.c starting at line 82.

hopefully it will make it available for everyone :-)


Cyrille Lefevre

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