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. -- Simon Burge <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> NetBSD Development, Support and Service: http://www.wasabisystems.com/