> On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 12:51:46PM +0530, manish jain wrote: >> I want to move vi to /bin so that I have an editor available in >> single-user mode. This sounds simple (and should be if all you have is >> a single partition), but there are problems. For starters, terminfo >> can't locate its database in single-user mode. >> >> Could anyone please tell me how to go about this on a 7.x system ? I >> am also curious to know why FreeBSD doesn't place vi under /bin in the >> first place.
You may also have a problem, because IIRC /usr/bin/vi is dynamically linked with stuff in /usr/lib. Try it, it may work. It's probably why it's in /usr/bin. Or just use /rescue/vi as Andrew suggested! Chris -- A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text. Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing? A: Top-posting. Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail? _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"