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From: Johannes Schindelin <>
To: Johannes Sixt <>
Cc: Git Mailing List <>,
	Junio C Hamano <>,
	Eric Sunshine <>,
	Kaartic Sivaraam <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] git: add -P as a short option for --no-pager
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 13:04:11 +0100 (STD)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Hannes,

On Thu, 3 May 2018, Johannes Sixt wrote:

> It is possible to configure 'less', the pager, to use an alternate
> screen to show the content, for example, by setting LESS=RS in the
> environment. When it is closed in this configuration, it switches
> back to the original screen, and all content is gone.
> It is not uncommon to request that the output remains visible in
> the terminal. For this, the option --no-pager can be used. But
> it is a bit cumbersome to type, even when command completion is
> available. Provide a short option, -P, to make the option easier
> accessible.
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Sixt <>
> ---
>  Given the positive feedback, I resurrect the patch.
>  Changes since v1:
>  - Use -P instead of -N
>  - Commit message changed as proposed by Kaartic

Just a quick note, as mine was a vocal voice against this patch: I find
myself using this more and more. So I was wrong to object, and I

Thank you,

      parent reply	other threads:[~2018-12-21 12:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-24 16:59 [PATCH] git: add -N as a short option for --no-pager Johannes Sixt
2018-04-25  0:05 ` Junio C Hamano
2018-04-25  5:45   ` Beat Bolli <>
2018-04-25  6:25   ` Johannes Sixt
2018-04-25  7:41     ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-04-25 19:30       ` Johannes Sixt
2018-05-01 11:41     ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-04-25  9:21 ` Phillip Wood
2018-04-25 19:31   ` Johannes Sixt
2018-05-01 11:25     ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2018-05-03 17:15 ` [PATCH v2] git: add -P " Johannes Sixt
2018-05-03 20:06   ` Eric Sunshine
2018-05-04  5:43     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-12-21 12:04   ` Johannes Schindelin [this message]

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