Poll: should man(1)'s default pager change to "less -s"?

Kevin Oberman rkoberman at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 20:27:39 UTC 2017

On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 12:02 PM, Chris H <bsd-lists at bsdforge.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:15:10 -0800 <sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu> said
> On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 11:03:54AM -0700, Alan Somers wrote:
>> > Should man(1)'s default pager change to "less -s"?  Vote and flame at
>> the
>> > Phabricator link below.
>> > > https://reviews.freebsd.org/V7
>> >
>> Does not work.
>> Unhandled Exception ("AphrontMalformedRequestException")
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>> Of course, I don't have an account on https://reviews.freebsd.org/
> Hah! I got the same (alarming) feedback too. I then tried to just log in,
> and it worked. Guess you'll need, or create an account? :-)
> --Chris
>> --
>> Steve
I have not used those ancient, very limited pagers for years, but I am sure
that almost nobody has even heard of the much more powerful sysutils/most.

While newer than more or less, it is hardly new in most senses as I first
used it on VMS systems at least a quarter century ago, probably longer.
Kevin Oberman, Part time kid herder and retired Network Engineer
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