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[bug#44663] [PATCH] ui: Launch $PAGER through the shell.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: [bug#44663] [PATCH] ui: Launch $PAGER through the shell.
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 09:16:57 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (gnu/linux)

Daniel Brooks <> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès <> writes:
>> What’s the rationale though?  Are there cases where this makes a
>> practical difference?
> The error I hit was effectively running PAGER=less -FXRS guix search
> foo. Everything else that uses PAGER handles this case just fine.

Oh, I see, hmm.  I feel that going through the shell makes things more
brittle, but you describe a valid use case, so maybe we should just go
ahead and apply the patch Tobias posted.


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