[TUHS] pre-more pager?

Arthur Krewat krewat at kilonet.net
Fri Nov 10 02:48:09 AEST 2017


On 11/9/2017 11:19 AM, Norman Wilson wrote:
> It buffered text internally to allow backing up a few
> pages, so it was possible to back up even when input
> didn't come from a file (something I'm not sure the
> more of the time could do).
>
It would be nice if that was the case for more and stdin.

more on Solaris 11.3 doesn't allow backup on stdin, nor on a recent 
version of Debian Linux I checked.

I remember a while back that when man spawned more, it was stdin and you 
couldn't back up on that either. Very annoying.






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