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Re: Bug#363250: general: Custom PAGER gives error on sid, but works on sarge

At 1145360089 past the epoch, Rohan Dhruva wrote:
> # Set vim as the man pager
> export PAGER="col -b | view -c 'set ft=man nomod nolist titlestring=MANPAGE' -"
> In those systems, it displays the man page properly in vim with full
> color. However, on using the same line on sid, the error given is 

I have a similar problem with setting $EDITOR to something like 
"vim -gf": some programs pass this through to the shell, others look for
a binary named 'vim -gf' in $PATH.

Which is the correct behaviour and where is that defined, if at all?

Jon Dowland

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