less and [D
Mon Sep 14 23:58:00 GMT 1998
Hello Jan, you wrote:
>I'm new to this list. I'm student of Faculty of Electrical Engenering
>on Czech Technical University. I'm autor of the SemTel telnet client
>for Windows 3.11/95+/NT with support for SSL. It can be downloaded
>from my page. That will be enought as introducing myself, I think.
>Here're my questions:
>1. I've installed cygwin package with bash
> GNU bash, version 2.01.1(2)-release (i386-pc-cygwin32)
> and less from site ftp://ftp.franken.de
> less version 321
> my OS is MS-Windows 95 OSR2. And when I type
> ls -l /bin | less
> I receive this message and less is working as on hardcopy terminal
> WARNING: terminal is not fully functional
> - (press RETURN)
Have you set TERM to linux or ansi? If not try
TERM=linux works great for me.
>2. Is chance to make bash faster? I unset MAILCHECK but it's
> still slow. When I press right arrow key bash will print [D,
What exactly do you mean? Are there pauses or is it just incredibly
BTW: cygwin32 itself is a bit slow because of the emulation layer
sitting behind every little call. But it shouldn't be more than a
slight delay sometimes.
> (it's esc sequention for right key). It's problem for all
> functions key but not for normal keys, like 'a'.
Some special keys have to be defined in ~/.inputrc to work. For me
this looks like this:
set meta-flag on
set convert-meta off
set output-meta on
You will need an /etc/passwd with homedir entries and HOME set to your
You could also try to set CYGWIN32=tty in cygnus.bat.
But perhaps your problem already gets solved by setting TERM=linux.
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