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Re: PAGER=less

On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 10:39:00AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> I would prefer to see system shell initialization files do less, not
> more, and thus not set environment variables at all unless there's a
> compelling need (perhaps PATH).
> IMHO this is a preference issue, and should be left to users to set in
> their own dotfiles; people should get raw unix default behavior until
> they ask for something different.

Strongly seconded. For example, I strongly hate the global
'alias rm rm -i' found on some systems. Let this decision for the user,

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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