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Re: Bug#1978: man: default pager should be less



In article <m0tNW7X-0002c4C@chiark.chu.cam.ac.uk> you write:
>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.

HP-UX's more(1) doesn't allow you to go back at all. Ever. :)

Austin


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