Estimated build time: 0.1 SBU Estimated required disk space: 3.4 MB
Less is a file pager, or text viewer. It displays the contents of a file, or stream, and has the ability to scroll. Less has a few features not included in the more pager, such as the ability to scroll backwards.
Installed programs: less, lessecho and lesskey
Less depends on: Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Glibc, Grep, Make, Ncurses, Sed.
Prepare Less for compilation:
./configure --prefix=/usr --bindir=/bin --sysconfdir=/etc
The meaning of the configure option:
--sysconfdir=/etc: This option tells the programs created by the package to look in /etc for their configuration files.
Compile the package:
And install it: