On 20/02/2015 01:22, RW wrote:
On Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:16:59 -0600
Mike Karels wrote:
Trivia: the version of more on BSD systems actually is derived from
less, not the original version of more.
Actually, more is less
$ md5 -r `which less ` `which more `
Yes more has been less for some time, trouble is it is programmed to
behave differently based on the name used to call it so they aren't the
Try this -
echo "test data" > testfile
So the debate over which is better continues....
Like everything, if you don't like the way it works you find a setting
to make it work the way you want. Whether you ask on a mailing list or
google it you will find a way to configure it your way.
As long as it works, the default is of little concern to most.
I don't even remember what year I set my pager to more, till I just
looked I would have guessed I was using the default.
Whatever intro I got started with used more as a pager and I have just
used it since. I just think '| more' not '| less'
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