Re: pager changed after upgrade from woody to sarge:
the result of running:
ls /usr/include/ | pager
is that the output of ls is piped to less. i think
your're right in that less is already my default
--- Peter J Ross <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 06:55:09AM -0700, James
> Haskell wrote:
> > hello all,
> > i just upgraded from woody to sarge, and it
> > that in the process, my pager has changed from
> > /usr/bin/less to /bin/more.
> > e.g. if i type:
> > cd /usr/include/ <tab> <tab>
> > bash displays:
> > Display all 370 possibilities? (y or n)
> > when i type y, bash lists the files using
> AFAIK, it shouldn't be using an external pager at
> all; it should
> simply write to stdout.
> > chase `which pager` says that /usr/bin/pager
> points to
> > /usr/bin/less.
> That seems right.
> > how do i get less to be my default pager? and am
> > correct in concluding that the upgrade changed my
> It seems that less *is* your default pager. What
> happens if you try
> $ ls /usr/include/ | pager
> PJR :-)
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