Bug 9081 - bad less command lines
bad less command lines
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: less (Show other bugs)
6.2
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-02-02 16:57 EST by Brock Organ
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-02 17:03:56 EST
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Description Brock Organ 2000-02-02 16:57:28 EST
a few "less" command lines (testing for macomb) that ought to work
according to the man page don't ... these commands fail in 6.1 also ...

+ less --no-init --window=-4 sample_text.txt
The window=-4 option should not be followed by =
+ less --no-init --max-back-scroll=24 sample_text.txt
The max-back-scroll=24 option should not be followed by =
+ less --no-init --tabs=4 sample_text.txt
The tabs=4 option should not be followed by =
+ less -s --buffers=2 sample_text.txt
The buffers=2 option should not be followed by =
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-02-02 17:03:59 EST
They work for me in less-346-1 (rawhide).
The = sign is needed though, and the man pages correctly state so.

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