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Re: git & less/vim



On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 10:47:08AM -0500, Brian Ericson wrote:
> Anyone know how to get git working properly with less and vim?   
> Specifically:
>
> * less does not "clear" (revert) the screen properly after commands like  
> "git log" and "git diff"
> * vim isn't using the git extensions/file types for commands like "git  
> commit"
>
> Both of these work properly in Gentoo (and vim -- but not less -- works  
> properly in Ubuntu), but it's not obvious to me what's different between  
> the distros to account for the differing behavior...

Funny, I would look at clearing the screen after a git log to be
awful, since I frequently need the commit name for the following
command.

I found what I think is the appropriate info in 'man git-config' under
the 'core.pager' setting.

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