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

Ertugrul Söylemez ertesx at gmx.de
Fri Jan 2 16:06:41 CET 2015

Hi Eelco,

>> If it helps at all, git seems to use GIT_PAGER first and then falls
>> back to PAGER and then to `less` for the commands that use
>> it. Perhaps nix could respect a NIX_PAGER env var?
> I've implemented this now, with the same semantics as GIT_PAGER and

Thanks a lot!

What about issue #2?  Would you agree to switch from `man` to short
context-sensitive help-messages?  If yes, I can refresh my rusty C++
skills and implement it.


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