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Re: pager (Re: grub2 miscelanea questions (1/2))

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: pager (Re: grub2 miscelanea questions (1/2))
Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2007 09:23:04 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

Robert Millan <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 08:26:35PM +0200, Marco Gerards wrote:
>> > 5.1) pager
>> > -------------
>> >
>> > When I want to do a big ls the output does not stop screen by screen...
>> > Is there any hidden pager that I do not know?
>> > Maybe is not implemented yet?
>> set pager=1
>> It just isn't documented :-/
> How come it isn't default?  Is there any drawback to this?

Yes, it's very annoying sometimes.  You have to press a key very often
when there is lots of text.  And people are used to the behavior to
keep scrolling.

How about setting it to 0 by default, so it shows up when you list the
variables.  Currently it just doesn't exist.


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