Re: update-alternatives priorities for editors
On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 10:11:05AM -0600, Bob Proulx wrote:
> Colin Watson wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 11:05:25AM +0200, Michael Piefel wrote:
> > > Shouldn't that be sensible-editor?
> > Which calls editor if $VISUAL and $EDITOR aren't set, yes.
> Interesting that if sensible-editor fails to find $VISUAL, $EDITOR,
> 'editor' that it tries 'ae' and then 'vi'. I could find no reference
> to /usr/bin/ae in the package contents of any Debian package. Does it
> exist? (I remember it being an 'ee' type of program.)
It used to exist, but was removed back in 2001; see bug #110678.
> In the current distribution it should probably call 'nano' as the
> first fallback.
That's exactly what the version in testing and unstable does.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]