Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Should packages auto-eselect alternative implementation on removal?
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 22:31:27
Message-Id: 201205301830.26328.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Should packages auto-eselect alternative implementation on removal? by Michael Orlitzky
On Wednesday 30 May 2012 17:57:43 Michael Orlitzky wrote:
> On 05/30/2012 05:23 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote: > > On Wednesday 30 May 2012 13:01:24 Michał Górny wrote: > >> This issue was given my attention through bug 418217 [1]. Long > >> story short -- there are applications which call pager > >> implicitly. Those are git & systemd. They don't actually require > >> any pager being installed; however, if $PAGER is set they use > >> it. > > > > then isn't it a bug they aren't depending on virtual/pager ? > > Git works fine without a pager. It just won't work if $PAGER is set to > something invalid.
then set PAGER to something valid the defaults here are tuned to sanity which works for 99.9% of the people out there. if you want to throw your system into an unreasonable state, then you get to fix it up. -mike

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