no regular expressions in less

basinilya@gmail.com basinilya@gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 22:27:23 GMT 2021


Yes, 32bit.

On 21.07.2021 21:18, Takashi Yano wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Jul 2021 20:43:54 +0300
> Basin Ilya via Cygwin <cygwin@cygwin.com> 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)
> 
> Are you using 32bit version of cygwin?
> In my environment, this only happens in 32bit cygwin.
> 
> In 64 bit cygwin, it says:
> 
> less 581.2 (PCRE2 regular expressions)
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> 
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