Subject: Re: curious less behavior with plus sign and wildcards
To: Chris Tribo <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/08/2005 15:20:33
On Tue, 8 Nov 2005, Chris Tribo wrote:

> This doesn't compute, but FWIW, MacOS X has the same behavior.

> -bash-3.00# less +DEINSTALL
> Missing filename ("less --help" for help)

man less

The plus is a option to less:

     +cmd   Causes  the specified cmd to be executed each time a new file is
            examined.  For example, +G causes less to initially display each
            file starting at the end rather than the beginning.


less -- +DEINSTALL



  Jeremy C. Reed

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