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Re: virtual package (x-)editor ?

On Fri, 30 Nov 2001, Roland Bauerschmidt wrote:

> > tpo@tpo2:tpo$ set|grep EDITOR
> > tpo@tpo2:tpo$ set|grep VISUAL
> > tpo@tpo2:tpo$
> What about 'update-alternatives --display editor'?

Not very practicable IMHO [1]. What is needed is to be able to have
something similar to "/usr/bin/sensible-editor but which is based on

[1] The discussion started since I needed to predefine an editor in a
    default configuration. I.e. doing dynamic stuff *before* runtime does
    not make much sense in this particular case.

             Tomas Pospisek
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