Problems with man and less/more

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at
Tue Nov 14 10:51:53 PST 2006

On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 07:03:24PM +0100, Oliver Fromme wrote:
> Just set $PAGER appropriately.  By the way, the default
> (if not set) is "more -s", which is the same as "less -s".
> Therefore, piping output from man(1) through less(1)
> doesn't really make sense.

Maybe this should be done by the default in /etc/profile and
/etc/csh.cshrc for people who don't override it?

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