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Re: Debian 1.1 man & more



On Mon, 3 Jun 1996, N. Salwen wrote:

> I tried this both man and more on my slackware system at home and they
> both go backwards.  I don't have the PAGER variable set.
> 
> I realize this is slackware but I am surprised at the difference.

As someone else pointed out, slackware man most likely writes out a
temp file for more.  You can check /proc/xx/cmdline where xx is more's
pid on your slackware system.

Starting the pager at the end of a pipe is a feature; it starts up more
quickly.


Guy


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