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dpkg --help | less

On my system the dpkg --help seems to come out on the wrong console. For 
instance if I do a dpkg --help | less then less doesn't seem to come 
into the picture at all. 

To check this out I did dpkg --help 2> dpkg.txt and all the help came 
out in the file.

Is this correct behaviour or am I missing something? AFAICT all the 
other packages I have done a | less on to get the help have worked as I 

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Ian W
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