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Source code changes of the file "README" between
less-530.tar.gz and less-548.tar.gz

About: less is a file pager (a program that displays text files similar to "more" or "pg"). Beta version.

README  (less-530):README  (less-548)
Less, version 530 Less, version 548
This is the distribution of less, version 530, released 05 Dec 2017. This is the distribution of less, version 548, released 17 Dec 2018.
This program is part of the GNU project (http://www.gnu.org). This program is part of the GNU project (http://www.gnu.org).
This program is free software. You may redistribute it and/or This program is free software. You may redistribute it and/or
modify it under the terms of either: modify it under the terms of either:
1. The GNU General Public License, as published by the Free 1. The GNU General Public License, as published by the Free
Software Foundation; either version 3, or (at your option) any Software Foundation; either version 3, or (at your option) any
later version. A copy of this license is in the file COPYING. later version. A copy of this license is in the file COPYING.
or or
2. The Less License, in the file LICENSE. 2. The Less License, in the file LICENSE.
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--with-editor=program --with-editor=program
Specifies the default editor program used by the "v" command. Specifies the default editor program used by the "v" command.
The default is "vi". The default is "vi".
--with-regex=lib --with-regex=lib
Specifies the regular expression library used by less for pattern Specifies the regular expression library used by less for pattern
matching. The default is "auto", which means the configure program matching. The default is "auto", which means the configure program
finds a regular expression library automatically. Other values are: finds a regular expression library automatically. Other values are:
gnu Use the GNU regex library. gnu Use the GNU regex library.
pcre Use the PCRE library. pcre Use the PCRE library.
pcre2 Use the PCRE2 library.
posix Use the POSIX-compatible regcomp. posix Use the POSIX-compatible regcomp.
regcmp Use the regcmp library. regcmp Use the regcmp library.
re_comp Use the re_comp library. re_comp Use the re_comp library.
regcomp Use the V8-compatible regcomp. regcomp Use the V8-compatible regcomp.
regcomp-local Use Henry Spencer's V8-compatible regcomp regcomp-local Use Henry Spencer's V8-compatible regcomp
(source is supplied with less). (source is supplied with less).
none No regular expressions, only simple string matching. none No regular expressions, only simple string matching.
--with-secure --with-secure
Builds a "secure" version of less, with some features disabled Builds a "secure" version of less, with some features disabled
to prevent users from viewing other files, accessing shell to prevent users from viewing other files, accessing shell
commands, etc. commands, etc.
3. It is a good idea to look over the generated Makefile and defines.h 3. It is a good idea to look over the generated Makefile and defines.h
and make sure they look ok. If you know of any peculiarities of and make sure they look ok. If you know of any peculiarities of
your system that configure might not have detected, you may fix the your system that configure might not have detected, you may fix the
Makefile now. Take particular notice of the list of "terminal" Makefile now. Take particular notice of the list of "terminal"
libraries in the LIBS definition in the Makefile; these may need libraries in the LIBS definition in the Makefile; these may need
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