clearing the output of less

Jorge Almeida jalmeida at
Mon Feb 5 09:32:56 PST 2007

On Mon, 5 Feb 2007, bojster wrote:

> Jorge Almeida wrote:
> > After exiting less or man in other distributions, the screen appears as
> > before, i. e, I see "$ less foo". It is not so with [my ] LFS: the
> > visible part of the "foo" document remains visible in the screen.
> > What controls this behaviour? Some environment variable?
> > 
> > (I'm trying this logged in a remote gentoo box, via ssh, and then
> > chrooting into LFS. Could this be the problem?)
> There's a 'screen' running somewhere inbetween, right? My bet is on
> screen.
Right! I just tried it without screen, and it works as normal.

Thank you!

Jorge Almeida

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