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Bug#111885: tetex-bin: texconfig depends on vi

On Mon, Sep 10, 2001 at 12:03:05PM -0400, tibbetts@mit.edu wrote:
> Package: tetex-bin
> Version: 1.0.7+20001218-5.1
> Severity: important
> texconfig seems to want vi to exist, but does not depend on vi.
> Specifically, when I select FORMATS from the menu, it tries to start
> vi and fails.

You haven't set either your EDITOR or VISUAL environment variable,
which would fix this.  You also didn't choose the PREFERENCES option
from the main menu, which would have allowed you to do this;
unfortunately this option is not displayed.  Here's a patch:

--- texconfig.orig	Mon Sep 10 20:25:49 2001
+++ texconfig	Mon Sep 10 20:27:30 2001
@@ -1773,6 +1773,7 @@
 " 23 80 12 \
     "EXIT"	'exit' \
     "CONF"	'show configuration' \
+    "PREF"	'select preferred editor and pager' \
     "REHASH"	'rebuild ls-R database' \
     "FORMATS"	'formats' \
     "HYPHEN"	'hyphenation' \



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
       Debian GNU/Linux Developer,  see http://people.debian.org/~jdg
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