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Re: less.exe v481-1 cannot seek to EOF in CRLF file; current cygwin32, Win10 only.
- From: Marco Atzeri <marco dot atzeri at gmail dot com>
- To: "cygwin at cygwin dot com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Cc: KARL BOTTS <kdbotts at usa dot net>
- Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2016 17:01:45 +0100
- Subject: Re: less.exe v481-1 cannot seek to EOF in CRLF file; current cygwin32, Win10 only.
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and Bottom post please.
On 22/01/2016 16:26, KARL BOTTS wrote:
How largish ?
Any size larger than a few meg. That is, any size that takes more than a few
milliseconds to seek to the end, I think.
We will need someone with W10 to test it and confirm it.
On W7 I have no issue at all with 250MB file
How long are the lines ?
can you try to update to latest ?
less 471-1 OK
cygwin 2.1.0-1 OK
Not so. From the 'cygcheck -s -v -r' output file that was attached to my bug
0 /c/ToCygwin$ egrep '^(cygwin|less)' Karl2.cygcheck.out
cygwin 2.3.1-1 OK
less 481-1 OK
sorry, reading the wrong file.
Did you look at the attached files? I tried to keep the body of the email
small, per instructions. But there is info attached.
Karl Botts, email@example.com
------ Original Message ------
Received: 04:48 AM CST, 01/21/2016
From: Marco Atzeri
Subject: Re: less.exe v481-1 cannot seek to EOF in CRLF file; current
cygwin32, Win10 only.
On 20/01/2016 19:32, KARL BOTTS wrote:
In less.exe, when I use either the G or F commands on a largish CRLF file,
How largish ?
On Cygwin 32 bit and W7-64 I see no problem with 224 Mbytes
Cannot seek to that file position (press RETURN)
in the bottom "command editing line" of the display.
No problem on LF-only files. Does happen with either mintty or
launched from either bash or cmd.exe.
Two files are attached: Karl2.cygcheck.out, which is the 'cygcheck -s -v
and LessBugMoreInfo.txt, which contains background info and some
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