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Re: Enable pager by default for the help command

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: Enable pager by default for the help command
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2009 16:24:23 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Wed, Sep 02, 2009 at 04:45:28PM -0700, Seth Goldberg wrote:
> Hi,
>   I know I've been annoyed by this (as have many others I've talked to).  
> How about we enabling paging (set pager=1) automatically for the duration 
> of the help command, since it will inevitable scroll off of the screen 
> for console output devices with a limited number of lines?

We can't do this, as it could make GRUB unexpectedly require manual
assistance to boot in certain setups.

If this problem is solved, I suppose it's fine, but it would have to be

Robert Millan

  The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
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  still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."

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