On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 1:39 AM, Chris Packham <judge.pack...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 22/02/14 18:18, Robert Dailey wrote:
>> So it seems that the pager doesn't work by default when running `git
>> log` from Cygwin like it does in msysgit for Windows.
>> I know I can pipe to `less` but that requires the additional typing
>> obviously. Does anyone know how I can get the pager to work in Cygwin
>> for git log, reflog, and other commands like it does in msysgit?
>> Thanks in advance.
> Add GIT_PAGER=less to your environment. I don't know if you were using
> the cygwin packaged git or building from source but I'm surprised the
> pager is not set by default as you actually have to define the use of
> something other than less.

Thanks for the response. I did set this environment variable in my
.bashrc like so:

export GIT_PAGER=less

However after I do a 'git log' it is just spitting it out all at once
and not entering the pager.
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