Bug#2871: vipw depends on vi
On Thu, 2 May 1996 miquels@Q.cistron.nl wrote:
> You (Michael Meskes) wrote:
> > The vipw/vigr binaries try to execute /usr/bin/vi unless the EDITOR
> > environment variable is set.
> I'd prefer a link from "vipw" to "aepw". If vipw doesn't find vi, it
> could print a message along the lines of "vi not installed, use
> aepw instead". "aepw" would call "ae" by default.
> You might get the idea that I despise ae - you're right ;)
I hate it too. How about if I only call ae if I can't find vi?