The pager package

[Tags:bsd2, library, program]

This opens up the user's $PAGER. On Linux, this is usually called less. On the various BSDs, this is usually more.

Add printOrPage function and sendToPagerStrict function.

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Dependencies base (==4.*), bytestring, conduit (>=1.2.3), conduit-extra, directory, pager, process, resourcet, safe, terminfo, text, transformers, unix [details]
License BSD2
Copyright Copyright (c) 2015, Peter Harpending.
Author Peter Harpending
Stability Unknown
Category Data, System, Text
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Uploaded Sat May 16 18:47:45 UTC 2015 by pharpend
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This is a Haskell library to open up the user's $PAGER with some text. On Linux, the pager is usually called less. On the various *BSD's, the pager is called more.

The pager doesn't notify people or anything - it takes long output and presents it in pages.

This library is licensed under the FreeBSD license (the 2-clause BSD license). Read the LICENSE file for details.


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