Re: source code editor
* Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2006 Jun 01 06:40 -0500]:
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> Nate Bargmann wrote:
> > * Ivan Glushkov <email@example.com> [2006 Jun 01 03:15 -0500]:
> >> Hi all,
> >> I would like to know which is the best & lightest editor for source code
> >> editing, which supports syntax highlighting. Currently when I want to
> >> edit fast some C/C++ file I am opening it with pico. I looked around,
> >> but it seems like it does not support syntax highlighting.
> > I've long, almost ten years now, prefered FTE as it is relatively
> > lightweight and does a good job with its syntax highlighting.
> > Unfortunately, its maintainer is AWOL and it has dependency problems
> > that prevent it from being installed since Xorg 7.0 hit Sid. It's a
> > shame really. VIM is simply obtuse compared to FTE and I won't even
> > touch Emacs.
> Have you tried building it from deb-src?
No. I think a number of patches need to be applied first due to
the new paths in Xorg 7.0. I think I will try it. Maybe I can get it
going and find someone to do an NMU for me.
- Nate >>
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