On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 10:38:59PM +0530, Ramkumar Ramachandra wrote:
> Matthieu Moy wrote:
> > I find it a bit weird that Git sets the configuration for external
> > commands, but it may make sense. No strong opinion here.
> I don't mean a setenv() kind of thing: how would we unset it after
> that? Perhaps something like execvpe(), passing in the environment as
> an argument?
Overriding PAGER might make sense, but I'd be quite annoyed if Git
decided to override MANPAGER without providing some way to override it.
If a user sets MANPAGER then it's because they want a specific pager
when reading man pages - invoking man through "git help" shouldn't cause
it to behave differently in this case.
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