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man "h" command triggers error while viewing man page

Where else are the while-viewing-manpage shortcuts

Getting help, "h" while viewing man page (e.g. man
man) triggers errors and blank less output

- win98se, cygwin-1.3.22-1, bash 2.05b.09, man 1.5j,
less 378, $PAGER=less
The error dialog box says "character / not allowed
in @/LESS/HELP/FILE/@" , plus these details

SH caused an invalid page fault in
module KERNEL32.DLL at 0167:bff7d762.
EAX=dbbed340 CS=0167 EIP=bff7d762 EFLGS=00010202
EBX=844a8db0 SS=016f ESP=0074e3c0 EBP=0074e408
ECX=bff7d75b DS=016f ESI=00000001 FS=45c7
EDX=bffc9490 ES=016f EDI=00000000 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
8b 0f 3b ce 76 10 8d 47 10 83 38 00 74 28 83 c0 
Stack dump:
0074e408 844945b0 00000001 00000000 bff8dd46
00000000 0074f0e0 00000000 dba66ce0 844945f0
bff7dcc4 00000000 000001a4 00000000 

After closing dialog box, shows less output as 

Signal 127
~ (repeat to bottom)
@/\less/\help/\file/\@ (file 2 of 2) (END)

If previous threads/other documentation contain the
answer, please advise. 

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