a better lesskey helper
qpadla at gmail.com
Sat Nov 10 08:40:07 PST 2007
On Saturday 10 November 2007 01:15:34 Chuck Robey wrote:
> 1: modify our lesspipe.sh, so that, in addition to the detection of
> various tar archives (along with compression), it also detects various
> elf images, and uses objdump to display the info. Less will keep the
> current behavior on any other binaries it hits, only decoding the elf
> 2) add 1 line to our /etc/csh.cshrc and /etc/profile (to cover those sh
> and csh compatible shells) so that the lesspipe.sh functionality no
> longer needs folks to remember zless. I don't think it's needed, but if
> users ask for it, it would be trivial to code up a variable, like
> LESS_WITHOUT_LESSPIPE, that if defined could even block out hese
> changes. I can't see why folks would not want it, but I'm not fanatic
> over it.
> 3) remove zless.
Why do you need all this. You can write whatever you want less to do in
The Debian version that i've send to you also decode *.arj, *.deb, *.doc,
*.gif|*.jpeg|*.jpg|*.pcd|*.png|*.tga|*.tiff|*.tif, *.iso, *.lha|*.lzh,
*.pdf, *.rar|*.r[0-9][0-9], *.rpm *.jar|*.war|*.ear|*.xpi|*.zip, *.7z,
But even there it's not enabled by default.
- Best regards, Nikolay Pavlov. <<<-----------------------------------
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