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Re: CVS update: subversion/subversion svn-dev.el

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-07-11 03:51:44 CEST

Brian Behlendorf <brian@collab.net> writes:
> Heh, this is classic.

If you liked that, you'll love www.rants.org... :-)

(Wow -- you're actually reading the commit messages, Brian? Your
ability to keep your eyes on twenty projects at once will always amaze
me.)

-K

> On 11 Jul 2000 commitlogger@hocus.collab.net 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.
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