no regular expressions in less
Wed Jul 21 18:21:09 GMT 2021
On 21.07.2021 19:43, Basin Ilya via Cygwin wrote:
> Hi list.
> I've just noticed that regexp search works identically to exact match search in less and it prints this:
> $ /usr/bin/less --version
> less 581.2 (no regular expressions)
> Copyright (C) 1984-2021 Mark Nudelman
> less comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
> For information about the terms of redistribution,
> see the file named README in the less distribution.
> Home page: https://greenwoodsoftware.com/less
> How to solve this?
it seems missing for the 32bit version,
on 64bit it is present.
$ less --version
less 581.2 (PCRE2 regular expressions)
Copyright (C) 1984-2021 Mark Nudelman
But for both the library is present
$ cygcheck -cd |grep "pcre.*devel"
let me investigate why the 32bit has such issue.
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