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Re: /usr/share/doc...

On Tue, 2003-04-22 at 18:05, Hugh Saunders wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2003 at 01:36:30PM -0400, Mark L. Kahnt wrote:
> > Introducing: zmore, zless, or add to your .bash_profile or .profile:
> > 
> > eval $(lessfile)
> > 
> > or
> > 
> > eval $(lesspipe)
> > 
> > And don't feel like you missed a meeting where this was covered - all of
> > us run into this problem early on, and more than a couple don't think to
> > ask until someone else posts and reveals the great news.
> hmm checking my understanding... does the above command just set the
> following enviroment variables?:
> export LESSOPEN="/usr/bin/lessfile %s";
> export LESSCLOSE="/usr/bin/lessfile %s %s";
> isnt immediately obvious but i guess using the eval and $() saves writing out
> those assignments explicitly.
> -- 
> Hugh Saunders [GCv3.12] GCS d- s: a--- C+++ UL++>$ P+ L+++ E--- W-- N++
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To be honest, I took it from /usr/share/doc/less/LESSOPEN and didn't
think to trace it back. That is effectively what it does, and my view is
that using the shorter version at least cuts down on the chances of
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