Eric Sunshine <> writes:

> As its very first action, t3404 installs (via set_fake_editor) a
> specialized $EDITOR which simplifies automated 'rebase -i' testing. Many
> tests rely upon this setting, thus tests which need a different editor
> must take extra care upon completion to restore $EDITOR in order to
> avoid breaking following tests. This places extra burden upon such tests
> and requires that they undesirably have extra knowledge about
> surrounding tests. Ease this burden by having each test install the
> $EDITOR it requires, rather than relying upon a global setting.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Sunshine <>
> ---

Makes sense.  Thanks.
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