Re: [dev] [ubase] pager

From: robin <>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2017 08:26:11 +0100

On Thu, Feb 09, 2017 at 07:09:23PM +0100, Josuah Demangeon wrote:
> > I vaguely remember pagers discussed in a thread, and the conclusion was
> > that pagers are unecessary because its the job of something like dvtm or
> > tmux.
> I also like to have the multiplexer managing the scrolling, but for dvtm, what provides the scrolling (and copy) is the $PAGER (and the $EDITOR) itself.

Maybe that makes more sense, to separate concern even further by letting the
muxer only mux, and let the pager only... page?

I usually pipe into less whenever something overflows the terminal height,
but having to type 2>&1 to see stderr is a bit cumbersome.
In dvtm Shift-PageUp is much easier.
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