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Bug#1978: man: default pager should be less

Austin Donnelly writes ("Bug#1978: man: default pager should be less"):
> On Wed, 6 Dec 1995, Bill Mitchell wrote:
> > less(1) isn't necessarily installed.  more(1) is.
> Good point.

Something ought to be done though, since more(1) can't be made to go
backwards through manpages.  This is rather a serious deficiency.

Perhaps /bin/pager, done by update-alternatives ?  Hmm, not too good.


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