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