On Thu, Feb 08, 2018 at 12:27:07PM +0100, Lars Schneider wrote:
> 
> > On 08 Feb 2018, at 12:13, Lars Schneider <larsxschnei...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >> On 08 Feb 2018, at 09:50, Jeff King <p...@peff.net> wrote:
> >> 
> >> On Wed, Feb 07, 2018 at 11:20:08PM +0100, Lars Schneider wrote:
> >> 
> >>>> 1. You have $LESS in your environment (without "F") on one platform
> >>>>   but not the other.
> >>> 
> >>> I think that's it. On my system LESS is defined to "-R".
> >>> 
> >>> This opens the pager:
> >>> 
> >>>   $ echo "TEST" | less
> >>> 
> >>> This does not open the pager:
> >>> 
> >>>   $ echo "TEST" | less -FRX
> >>> 
> >>> That means "F" works on macOS but Git doesn't set it because LESS is
> >>> already in my environment.
> >>> 
> >>> Question is, why is LESS set that way on my system? I can't find
> >>> it in .bashrc .bash_profile .zshrc and friends.
> >> 
> >> There's also /etc/bash.bashrc, /etc/profile, etc. I don't know what's
> >> normal in the mac world. You can try running:
> >> 
> >> bash -ix 2>&1 </dev/null | grep LESS
> >> 
> >> to see what your startup code is doing. I don't know of a good way to
> >> correlate that with the source files, though. Or even to ask bash which
> >> startup files it's looking in.
> > 
> > Unfortunately, this command doesn't work for me.
> > 
> > I ask around and most of my coworkers have LESS="-R".
> > Only the coworker that doesn't really use his Mac and has
> > no customizations does not have $LESS defined.
> > 
> > Therefore, I think it is likely some third party component
> > that sets $LESS.
> > 
> > @Jason:
> > Do you have homebrew, iTerm2, and/or oh-my-zsh installed?
> 
> Ha. I found it it! It is indeed oh-my-zsh:
> https://github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh/blob/master/lib/misc.zsh#L23
> 
> Let's see if oh-my-zsh is willing to change that...
> 
> - Lars

I've just added unset LESS in my .zshrc, but for most users it would be
better if they don't set it at all.

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