On Tue, 16 Aug 2011 12:38:43 +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 11:50:49AM +0200, Luca Capello wrote:
>> On Tue, 16 Aug 2011 10:08:45 +0200, Alexander Reichle-Schmehl wrote:
>> > FWIW, if you the following in your bashrc:
>> > if [ -f /usr/bin/lesspipe ]; then
>> I would use the -x expression instead ;-)
>> And I would also say that this test should be included in the
>> lesspipe(1) manpage...
Here we are.
> /etc/skel/.profile has it, commented out:
On sid it has not. But /etc/skel/.bashrc:23 does ;-)
However, the lesspipe manpage says:
Just put one of the following two commands in your login
script (e.g. ~/.bash_profile):
I think the manpage should:
1) document the full snippet above as the one to be put in login script,
i.e. with the test as well.
2) be consistent with what Debian ships in /etc/skel/ files, i.e. if the
snippet is in .bashrc, the manpage should reflect that and not
> # make less more friendly for non-text input files, see lesspipe(1)
> #[ -x /usr/bin/lesspipe ] && eval "$(SHELL=/bin/sh lesspipe)"
I do not understand why we need to specify SHELL, however.
Kernel: Linux 3.0.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
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