hello list,

as mentioned earlier on IRC, I'm a bit concerned about the default LESS flags
used by git.

The S option causes git to cut off everything to the right

Consider this diff, printed by `git diff`

         #!/usr/bin/env python

Looks ok to merge and run.

But, after disabling the pager:

         #!/usr/bin/env python
        +print('bar') [lots of tabs] ; import os; os.system('aptitude install

Oh no!

My workflow is to clone a project, read the whole source and review all diffs
after fetching them. After that is done I merge origin into my local
branch and
run the code on my system.

I've panic'd a bit after I've noticed the chopping.

It would be nice if we could change the flags to either

 a) avoid cutting off
 b) indicate something has been cut off (<- I prefer this)

I assume there are more people with a similar workflow who're still
unaware of
this feature.

I would joke about how 3 letter agencies introduced this flag to backdoor
source projects, but, well..

        Sincerely yours,
        a git user

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