Less version 479
Version 479 was released on 6 Jul 2015.
These are the differences between version 458 and version 479:
- Don't overwrite history file; just append to it.
This behaves better when multiple sessions are running less simultaneously and using the same history file.
- New command ESC-G goes to end of currently buffered data in a pipe.
- Disable history feature when compiled with LESSHISTFILE set to "-".
- In more-compatible mode, make the -p option apply to every file opened,
not just the first one.
- In more-compatible mode, change the -e option to work like -E, not -EF.
- Treat multiple CRs before LF are like one CR (all the CRs are hidden).
- Allow "extra" string in lesskey file to append to a multi-char command
(like a search pattern), without executing the command.
- Ignore -u/-U setting while viewing help file, so that
underline and bold chars are displayed correctly.
- Improve detection of "binary" files in UTF-8 mode.
- Fix bug with ++ commands.
- Fix bug where prompt was sometimes not displayed with +G.
- Fix possible memory corruption
- Fix bugs and improve performance in ampersand filtering.
- Allow %% escape sequence in LESSOPEN variable.
- Automate construction of Unicode tables from Unicode database.