[Nix-dev] less: When assumptions ruin the world

Eelco Dolstra eelco.dolstra at logicblox.com
Fri Jan 2 15:48:26 CET 2015


On 02/01/15 14:49, Ertugrul Söylemez wrote:

> There is a very good reason for this principle.  If a program does more
> than what it's intended to do, then it hurts composability.  

There shouldn't be an issue with composability here, because Nix will only run
the pager when stdout is a terminal. So things work fine if you pipe Nix into
another command.

Eelco Dolstra | LogicBlox, Inc. | http://nixos.org/~eelco/

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