Re: CVS update: subversion/subversion svn-dev.el
Heh, this is classic.
On 11 Jul 2000 email@example.com wrote:
> +;; Much of the APR documentation is embedded perldoc format. The
> +;; perldoc program itself sucks, however. If you're the author of
> +;; perldoc, I'm sorry, but what were you thinking? Don't you know
> +;; that there are people in the world who don't work in vt100
> +;; terminals? If I want to view a perldoc page in my Emacs shell
> +;; buffer, I have to run the ridiculous command
> +;; $ PAGER=cat perldoc -t target_file
> +;; (Not that this was documented anywhere, I had to figure it out for
> +;; myself by reading /usr/bin/perldoc).
> +;; Non-paging behavior should be a standard command-line option. No
> +;; program that can output text should *ever* insist on invoking the
> +;; pager.
> +;; Anyway, these Emacs commands will solve the problem for us.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:05 2006
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