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Re: less's .lesshst misfeature
> With the last update to less it (and more along with it) grew a
> misfeature where it saves all the patterns you search for within
> files to ~/.lesshst for future retrieval.
> [...this is a Bad Idea...]
I entirely agree. I really dislike this kind of state-keeping (I've
run into versions of vi that save at least some state, and that too I
find extremely annoying). It's one reason (there are others) why I
drag a private version of less around with me.
> The cost of disabling it by default, however, is that the behavior
> diverges from upstream. Are we willing to buy into this?
For this? I should hope so.
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