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Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2002 08:56:14 +0000
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From: David Starks-Browning <starksb AT ebi DOT ac DOT uk>
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To: "David A. Cobb" <superbiskit AT cox DOT net>
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Subject: Link for MORE
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On Saturday 16 Mar 02, David A. Cobb writes:
>         I'm finding that common tasks like configure sometimes depend on 
> "more", which we don't have.  I can make it work by "ln -s /usr/bin/more 
> /usr/bin/less".   I suppose the related info files should likely be done 
> also(?).
>     I propose putting that link in the delivery tarball (wherever less is).

I suppose you could do this but the purists would say you should do

	export PAGER /bin/less

instead.  If that's not enough to fix configure, then your configure
script is probably broken.

(Having said that, I use "alias more=less" but that's for my personal
memory, not a configure script.)

David

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