less and more's setup.hint (was Re: man and cybpcre-0.dll)

Elfyn McBratney elfyn@cygwin.com
Sun Aug 17 16:56:00 GMT 2003

Lapo Luchini <lapo@lapo.it> wrote:
> $ man man
> Error executing formatting or display command.
> System command (cd /usr/man && (echo ".pl 1100i"; /bin/cat 
> '/usr/man/man1/man.1'; echo; echo ".pl \n(nlu+10") | /usr/bin/tbl | 
> /usr/bin/nroff -c -mandoc | /usr/bin/less -isrR) exited with status 32768.
> No manual entry for man
> (Popup saying cygpcre-0.dll missing)
> This after just having upgraded all packages to "testing" version.
> Unfortunately I already installed cygpcre0 package (4.3-4 as far as I 
> remember) and can reproduce it no more. I guess one of those programs 
> miss a "Require: cygpcre0") and anyway maybe it's normal, being a 
> problem only of the testing verison.

The setup.hint files for less and more need to require libpcre0.


-- Elfyn

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