A problem with "less"

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) lhall@rfk.com
Fri Jan 19 09:57:00 GMT 2001

At 12:02 PM 1/19/2001, Ivan Dobrianov wrote:
>I have been using cygwin B20 on WinNT/2000 for quite some time now and
>quite happily.
>I have a small problem with less on "most" machines: the 'G' command (go
>to end of file) doesn't work right. It clears the screen and prints the
>first line at the bottom. 'g' (go to the top) works just fine as do most
>other basic commands (e.g. '88g' goes to the 88th line, '90p' goes to
>90% of the file etc). If I say "less --help", the 'G' works right
>though! It also seems to work right on all files on at least one
>Any guesses as to what may be wrong?

No idea.  However, you should probably upgrade to the latest release by
visiting www.cygwin.com and clicking on "Install Now".  In addition to 
getting the most up-to-date software and possibly fixing your problem, 
you'll find folks on this list are a bit more responsive to problems found
using the current software.

Larry Hall                              lhall@rfk.com
RFK Partners, Inc.                      http://www.rfk.com
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