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SubjectRe: Two 2.0.10 problems?
In article <> Ralf wrote:

>Less tries to hold the entire data in memory when reading from a pipe.
>In your case thsi were several megabytes and your system was simply
>heavily swapping.

Use the -B option for less to prevent the automatic allocation of
buffers when reading from a pipe. Note that the scrollback
capability will be limited as a result, of course.

Paul Slootman
Murphy Software, Enschede, The Netherlands There is no such thing
work: / as a coincidence.

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