[feature] alias "more" to "less"

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Sat May 12 10:58:00 GMT 2012


On May 12 03:08, Cyrille Lefevre wrote:
> Le 11/05/2012 18:23, Larry Hall (Cygwin) a écrit :
> >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'. ;-)
> >
> 
> from http://www.slackbook.org/html/file-commands-pagers.html
> 
> 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 :-(

http://cygwin.com/setup.html


Corinna

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