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Re: Piping copious output to PAGER automatically.

From: Marc Haisenko <haisenko_at_webport.de>
Date: 2004-09-06 09:48:04 CEST

On Monday 06 September 2004 00:33, Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-09-05 at 18:17, David Wilson wrote:
> > That's a fair point, but what of the case where we are more than likely
> > flooding the user's screen, and here is an obvious and unintrusive way
> > of preventing that?
> If the value of PAGER is "less", then it's pretty intrusive. "svn log
> -r N file" would clear the screen, display one (possibly short) log
> message at the bottom of the screen, and would wait for user input
> before returning to the prompt.

export PAGER=less -F

This fixes the described problem :-)

Marc Haisenko
Webport IT-Services GmbH
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