Author eric.araujo
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Date 2011-02-04.00:39:31
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My man(1) also respects MANPAGER (it’s the one from http://man-db.nongnu.org/), but given the lack of a standard, I agree with you.

However, I’m reluctant to add another env variable.  There are workarounds, for example using a shell alias like “docpy="PAGER=most pydoc"”.  I think this warrants a python-ideas discussion.

Justin: what exactly is a pager that does not support man pages?
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