Issue 1621 Set $MAN_PN when displaying help.

Title Set $MAN_PN when displaying help.
Priority wishlist Status needs-implementation
Milestone Resolved in
Superseder Nosy List darcs-devel, dmitry.kurochkin, jaredj, twb
Assigned To
Topics ProbablyEasy

Created on 2009-09-20.08:48:21 by twb, last changed 2009-09-21.22:08:44 by kowey.

msg8845 (view) Author: twb Date: 2009-09-20.08:48:18
On GNU/Linux, man(1) sets the environment variable $MAN_PN to
e.g. "regex(7)".  Both less and w3m check for this environment
variable and display it to the user.

It would be neat if "darcs help foo" and "darcs foo --help" set MAN_PN
to something like "foo - darcs(1)" before invoking the pager.
Date User Action Args
2009-09-20 08:48:21twbcreate
2009-09-21 22:08:44koweysetpriority: wishlist
status: unknown -> needs-implementation
topic: + ProbablyEasy
nosy: + jaredj