[darcs-users] darcs-2 help behavior

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 04:48:51 UTC 2008


"Dmitry Kurochkin" <dmitry.kurochkin at gmail.com> writes:

> I do not expect a program to use pager for help output by default. And
> no other program I use except for darcs does this.

git uses a pager for pretty much ALL output.  Admittedly, it's --help
output is done by invoking man, not the pager directly.  I assume the
behaviour was added because someone was impressed with it in git.



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