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

On Wed, Apr 19, 2006 at 09:12:04AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> > which explicitely calls sh -c to handle pipes and quotes in the
> > expected way.

>         I expect to be able to pipe stuff to $PAGER, or invoke $PAGER
>  on a text file, like so:

>  % cat    ~/.bash_profile | $PAGER
>  % $PAGER ~/.bash_profile

That seems to be an awfully user-specific expectation, given that you can't
assume that PAGER is set *at all* by default.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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