On 10.09.2017 22:32, Leonardo Taccari wrote: > Kamil Rytarowski writes: >> It would be nice to support MANPAGER that will overshadow PAGER in our >> man(1). > > Why? (just out of curiosity, but why is it handy to have a different > PAGER for man(1) than other utilities?) > This is a useful feature to have a global and program-specific option. From other examples cscope: EDITOR and CSCOPE_EDITOR; pkgvi: PKGEDITOR and EDITOR. MANPAGER is available on FreeBSD, OpenBSD, SmartOS and Linux. >> Can we go a different route and prepare a first-timer man-page that is >> advertised in motd(5)? >> >> We could put there notes about pkgsrc, pkgin, EDITOR, PAGER, networking, >> wifi etc. > > In part I think that afterboot(8) contains some of these information > and/or can be a place for that! :) > Right, this the proper place to put this information!
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