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Re: Buglet in less?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Buglet in less?
- From: Morten Liebach <morten_(_at_)_hotpost_(_dot_)_dk>
- Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2000 23:18:35 +0200
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On 19, Oct, 2000 at 08:07:05PM +0000, Christian Weisgerber wrote:
> Morten Liebach <morten_(_at_)_hotpost_(_dot_)_dk> wrote:
> > export LESSCLOSE="$HOME/bin/lessclose.sh %s"
> > lessclose.sh is like this [...]
> > as per the example, but it does not remove the tmp-file as I understand
> > it should according to the manpage.
> Actually, your mistake is obvious from the man page:
> | To set up an input postprocessor, set the LESSCLOSE
> | environment variable to a command line which will invoke
> | your input postprocessor. It may include two occurrences
> | of the string "%s"; the first is replaced with the origi-
> | nal name of the file and the second with the name of the
> | replacement file, which was output by LESSOPEN.
> I.e., you need LESSCLOSE="$HOME/bin/lessclose.sh %s %s".
You are so right, I now have the `less'-setup of my dreams! ;-)
It has only taken about 3 hours or so. :-)
> > Also, how do I get the same prompt ("-P%i %f line %lt of %L $") when
> > viewing manpages as when I use less?
> Make "less" your pager for viewing man pages (and default pager in
> export PAGER=/usr/bin/less
No. I've now put `export MANPAGER="/usr/bin/less -P%f line %lt of %L $"'
in my $HOME/.zshenv. I already had $PAGER set to less ...
Matthew Weigelt were right. :-)
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