[sclug] less not cooperating

Will Dickson wrd at glaurung.demon.co.uk
Sat Jul 28 22:13:12 UTC 2007

Alex Butcher wrote:

> Would it be utterly dreadful to run 'xterm -e /usr/bin/less foo' ? That'll
> give it a proper terminal setup and is less work than re-writing more in
> Java.

Thanks, but that won't fly - this bit is a fallback for headless 
(text-only) environments. If it's got X11 available, it just prints the 
whole thing in a GUI dialog instead.


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