Subject: Re: 8bit clean more?
To: Greg Cronau <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/15/1994 21:42:59
On May 15,  6:17pm, (Greg Cronau) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: 8bit clean more?

| matthew green
| >
| >
| >>>   Is there any 8bit clean version of more?  The current version in NetBSD
| >>> uses the 8th bit as the control character bit.  This makes me not to show
| >>> Chinese character.  There is a modified version of less called cless.  I
| >>> am looking for the equivalent version of more.  Any help will be welcome.
| >>
| >>Why??  Take the modified version of 'cless' and call it 'more'.  
| >
| >especially considering that /usr/bin/more is really
| >less with a hack to make it exit at the end of a
| >file (damn i hate that! ;-) ..and possibly other
| >stuff too.
| Hmmm, I've been meaning to ask that. Netbsd's "more" command felt alot like
| an old(or hacked) version of less. Here's a quick side question:
| When I was building up my Netbsd system, I went off to several archive
| sites to get my favorite utilities, tcsh, elm, less, smail, etc, but less-177
| seemed to be missing from the gnu tree on every site I checked.
| Does anybody know what has happened to less? Has it been renamed/moved?

it should be ther in your favourite ftp site. For a version that compiles
off the box on NetBSD [and has the highlighting search patch on it] look