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From: Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
To: meta@public-inbox.org
Subject: [PATCH 08/11] lei: help starts pager
Date: Tue,  2 Feb 2021 22:11:40 -1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210203081143.24424-9-e@80x24.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210203081143.24424-1-e@80x24.org>

Because some commands have many options which take up
multiple screens.
---
 lib/PublicInbox/LEI.pm | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/lib/PublicInbox/LEI.pm b/lib/PublicInbox/LEI.pm
index 3cb7a327..005f6f7a 100644
--- a/lib/PublicInbox/LEI.pm
+++ b/lib/PublicInbox/LEI.pm
@@ -507,7 +507,9 @@ EOF
 		$msg .= $rhs;
 		$msg .= "\n";
 	}
-	print { $self->{$errmsg ? 2 : 1} } $msg;
+	my $out = $self->{$errmsg ? 2 : 1};
+	start_pager($self) if -t $out;
+	print $out $msg;
 	x_it($self, $errmsg ? 1 << 8 : 0); # stderr => failure
 	undef;
 }

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-02-03  8:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-03  8:11 [PATCH 00/11] lei q --stdin, shortcut names, etc Eric Wong
2021-02-03  8:11 ` [PATCH 01/11] lei: reduce FD pressure from lei2mail worker Eric Wong
2021-02-03  8:11 ` [PATCH 02/11] lei: further reduce lei2mail FD pressure Eric Wong
2021-02-03  8:11 ` [PATCH 03/11] pkt_op: rely on DS::in_loop global Eric Wong
2021-02-03  8:11 ` [PATCH 04/11] lei: err: avoid uninitialized variable warnings Eric Wong
2021-02-03  8:11 ` [PATCH 05/11] lei: propagate curl errors, improve internal consistency Eric Wong
2021-02-03  8:11 ` [PATCH 06/11] lei q: -I/--exclude/--only support globs and basenames Eric Wong
2021-02-03  8:11 ` [PATCH 07/11] lei: complete basenames for include|exclude|only Eric Wong
2021-02-03  8:11 ` Eric Wong [this message]
2021-02-03  8:11 ` [PATCH 09/11] lei add-external: completion for existing URL basenames Eric Wong
2021-02-03  8:11 ` [PATCH 10/11] lei: use sleep(1) loop for infinite sleep Eric Wong
2021-02-03  8:11 ` [PATCH 11/11] lei q: support reading queries from stdin Eric Wong

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