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Re: "git branch" issue in 2.16.1




> On 08 Feb 2018, at 12:13, Lars Schneider <larsxschneider@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> 
>> On 08 Feb 2018, at 09:50, Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 
>> On Wed, Feb 07, 2018 at 11:20:08PM +0100, Lars Schneider wrote:
>> 
>>>> 1. You have $LESS in your environment (without "F") on one platform
>>>>   but not the other.
>>> 
>>> I think that's it. On my system LESS is defined to "-R".
>>> 
>>> This opens the pager:
>>> 
>>> 	$ echo "TEST" | less
>>> 
>>> This does not open the pager:
>>> 
>>> 	$ echo "TEST" | less -FRX
>>> 
>>> That means "F" works on macOS but Git doesn't set it because LESS is
>>> already in my environment.
>>> 
>>> Question is, why is LESS set that way on my system? I can't find
>>> it in .bashrc .bash_profile .zshrc and friends.
>> 
>> There's also /etc/bash.bashrc, /etc/profile, etc. I don't know what's
>> normal in the mac world. You can try running:
>> 
>> bash -ix 2>&1 </dev/null | grep LESS
>> 
>> to see what your startup code is doing. I don't know of a good way to
>> correlate that with the source files, though. Or even to ask bash which
>> startup files it's looking in.
> 
> Unfortunately, this command doesn't work for me.
> 
> I ask around and most of my coworkers have LESS="-R".
> Only the coworker that doesn't really use his Mac and has
> no customizations does not have $LESS defined.
> 
> Therefore, I think it is likely some third party component
> that sets $LESS.
> 
> @Jason:
> Do you have homebrew, iTerm2, and/or oh-my-zsh installed?

Ha. I found it it! It is indeed oh-my-zsh:
https://github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh/blob/master/lib/misc.zsh#L23

Let's see if oh-my-zsh is willing to change that...

- Lars