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Re: screen buffer in -current



On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 09:20:00PM -0800, David Norman wrote:
> Since the machine I'm complaining about has 1.25GB of memory, I'm not
> worried about a few lines of text taking up kernel memory for a screen
> buffer, nor would I be worried about a few kb taking up some kernel
> memory on my 486. Being able to do a `ls` for a large directory and
> switch between consoles without loosing the `ls` contents is worth it.

Why not just pipe ls into more/less(1)?

jmc.



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