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Re: [PATCH] pager support for command line client

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2014 13:07:56 +0000

Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> writes:

> And if I set PAGER="less -F" and run a command which produces output
> that does not fill the terminal completely I don't see any output at all.
> It seems the pager decides to exit immediately and we're writing to a
> dead fd instead of stdout. I'm not sure what to do here. However, piping
> svn's output to 'less -F' shows the same behaviour, so perhaps there
> is nothing we can do about this.

I get the same even without Subversion:

  less -F repo/README.txt

generally produces no visible output, however in some terminal emulators
I do occasionally see the screen flicker. To get visible output with -F
I need -X as well.

Philip Martin | Subversion Committer
WANdisco // *Non-Stop Data*
Received on 2014-02-04 14:08:32 CET

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