[PATCH] Log, annotate and diff use an environment pager if available
bos at serpentine.com
Thu Mar 6 12:13:40 CST 2008
David Soria Parra wrote:
> + usepager;;
> + If set to false, the pager is not used. True or False. Default is True.
This is a backwards incompatible change, and is not OK.
> - self.ui.write(h)
> + self.pager.write(h)
Whether or not a pager is being used should be hidden in the ui code.
It's bad layering to have it infect other sites at random.
Don't add extra blank lines to code you're not changing.
> + The pager is not used if the output is not longer than min_lines
> + but instead prints the output to stdout.
The pager already contains logic to handle this kind of case, so there's
absolutely no reason to buffer output.
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