On Tue, Oct 30, 2007 at 05:17:42PM +0800, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: || I guess what bothers me is || >> # ed /etc/fonts/conf.d/61-traditional.conf || >> /etc/fonts/conf.d/61-traditional.conf: No such file or directory || makes me need to check "do I need to create the directory?" instead of || just proceeding to edit the file. || || $ vi /zzz/qqq is worse. It only checks when it's time to write the || file! Use vim. On the status line, it says in large, friendly letters: "/zzz/qqq" [New DIRECTORY] In which case, don't panic, but just do from command mode: :!mkdir /zzz<return> and the directory is created, should you have the permissions for that, of course. Ciao. Vincent. -- Vincent Zweije <email@example.com> | "If you're flamed in a group you <http://www.xs4all.nl/~zweije/> | don't read, does anybody get burnt?" [Xhost should be taken out and shot] | -- Paul Tomblin on a.s.r.
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