2009/6/28 Mark E Doner <nuint...@amplex.net>: > Erich Dollansky wrote: >> >> On 26 June 2009 am 10:02:30 Polytropon wrote: >> >>> >>> Polytropon >>> From Magdeburg, Germany >>> >> >> big brother is watching me. >> >> An xterm just came up with this message: >> >> "The default editor in FreeBSD is vi, which is efficient to use when you >> have learned it, but somewhat user-unfriendly. To use ee (an easier but >> less powerful editor) instead, set the environment variable EDITOR to >> /usr/bin/ee" >> >> Isn't this the best reasoning why it should stay as it is? >> > > Wouldn't it be cool if there was an option you could toss in make.conf, like > VI_PREFIX=foo, which defaults to /usr of course? Then people who want to > move vi to /bin could rebuild world without worrying about it redoing such a > move after every big upgrade, and people who don't want it moved, do > nothing. > > Not that I encourage feature creep or anything.
Or: /usr/home/chris amnesiac# ln -s /rescue/vi /bin/vi ### Stop anything meddling with vi! /usr/home/chris amnesiac# chflags -h schg /bin/vi 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 a mailing list? _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"