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Re: bin/47701: apropos doesn't work
On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 10:05 AM, Valery Ushakov <uwe%stderr.spb.ru@localhost>
> The following reply was made to PR bin/47701; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Valery Ushakov <uwe%stderr.spb.ru@localhost>
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: bin/47701: apropos doesn't work
> Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 08:31:13 +0400
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 03:35:01 +0000, root%garbled.net@localhost wrote:
> > If I want to find usbdevs, apparently I have to do -C8 ??
> Apparently apropos now prints (silently) just the first 10 results!
> You need to use -p to tell it to return everything. Except the way -p
> invokes pager seems broken since it uses popen.
I looked at how git-log achieves the same. It seems, it forks less as
a child process and creates a pipe between less' s stdin and its own
stdout using pipe and dup2. I will try that as well.
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