On Fri, 11 May 2001, Dominic Mitchell wrote:
> On Fri, May 11, 2001 at 11:41:20AM +0200, Philip Newton wrote:
> > Dominic Mitchell wrote:
> > > assuming you can get into a bourne shell, you can
> > > still do things like write cat(1) in sh, as well.
> > This is not going to help you pause output.
> > > Although it'd be hard to control without ^S and ^Q,
> > ...which was what the original post was all about.
> No, you'd need the maths operators that came with later shells, so you
> could work out lines. Dammit, I'm going to have to write shmore now.
> while read line
> echo "$line"
> if [ $(($lineno % 24)) = 0 ] ; then
> echo -n " -- more -- "
> read ans </dev/tty
> test $ans = "q" && exit 0
That breaks if the line is longer than the width of your screen.
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