On Wed, 18 Feb 2015 23:45:27 -0800, Kevin Oberman <rkober...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 18, 2015 at 10:46 PM, Franco Fichtner <fra...@lastsummer.de> > wrote: > > > > > > On 19 Feb 2015, at 02:27, Davide Italiano <dav...@freebsd.org> wrote: > > > > > > On Wed, Feb 18, 2015 at 5:18 PM, Adam McDougall <mcdou...@egr.msu.edu> > > wrote: > > >> The PAGER was less for about half a year and reverted. Please see: > > >> > > >> https://svnweb.freebsd.org/base?view=revision&revision=242643 > > >> _______________________________________________ > > >> firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > > >> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current > > >> To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > > freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > > > > > > OK, I think this ends the discussion =) > > > > Nope, not good enough. The way I see it we achieved nothing > > despite the fact that several bugs are on the table. > > > > Now that we all agree more(1) is the way to go, can we please fix > > colouring and the pager quit issue for man pages using sensible > > options in more(1)? > > > > Other's should speak up for their woes with the FreeBSD defaults > > too. The defaults are supposed to be the best we can do. Right > > now, we can actually do better. :) > > > > > > Cheers, > > Franco > > > > I want my bikeshed to be purple with yellow stars. > > I want my PAGER to be Jim Davis's most(1). Does a LOT more than more or > less. (Does have the annoying te/ti thing, though.) Displays binary. > Auto-decompresses compressed files. Allows moving my line or percentage. > Whole raft of neat stuff. Usually the second port (after portmaster) I > install on a system since my finger type "most" even when I want them to > type "more" because the system does not have most installed. > > I don't expect anyone else to agree and don't expect it to ever be in the > base, let alone the default. Still, it's a much better pager then less, > whether it's called more or not. Started using it at least 25 years ago on > VMS. > -- > Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer, Retired > E-mail: rkober...@gmail.com > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" Here: (.zshrc)... PAGER='cat' alias man='env PAGER=lookat man $1' That bottom one is so useful for the 's' search key... EXAMPLES for instance. Same on all keyboards... [ seems easier to read with default colors, also... ] However in some instances (screen, dvtm, tmux... ) it may have onscreen artifacts one can simply then 'sh' (untested) first... for usual 'man' instance of PAGER. /usr/ports/sysutils/lookat... [ Just re-noticed that 'cat' entry today. No idea of the difference to a default... ] _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"