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Re: screen buffer in -current
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: screen buffer in -current
- From: jmc <jmc_(_at_)_prioris_(_dot_)_mini_(_dot_)_pw_(_dot_)_edu_(_dot_)_pl>
- Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2003 10:26:21 +0100
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
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)?