[Nottingham] newbie Hi!

Michael Erskine perl at tecspy.com
Sat Jan 7 14:30:37 GMT 2006

Alex Tibbles wrote:
> Just be careful how big the file is - multi-gig logs
> files should not be searched with less in my
> experience. I think it holds all the paged data in
> memory. 

I don't know the circumstances of your experience but mine (and the 
manpage) indicates otherwise: I regularly page and tail massive files 
with less.

Michael Erskine.

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