On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 06:52:17PM -0400, Glenn Burkhardt wrote:

> After thinking about this on my drive home, it seems simpliest to eliminate 
> the 2>&1 at the end of the line.  It looks like almost all 'vi' versions 
> write messages to stdout, not stdin.  And if they don't, the downside is that
> there's a funny message that comes out during 'configure'.
> I've checked this now with SunOS 'vi' (very old, BSD derivative), 'vim' (which
> is probably what all Linux, FreeBSD, and NetBSD systems use), and
> Solaris 'vi' (probably as generically System V as Sun can make it).

NetBSD uses 'nvi', and works with no "2>&1".  I _think_ FreeBSD and OpenBSD
use 'nvi' too.

Simon Burge                                   <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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