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Re: About standards and politics

On Tue, 17 Aug 1999, Birger Langkjer wrote:

> How about making a '${EDITOR}' variable in /etc/bashrc and calling that
> from every script/program instead of vi? F.eks.:
> #!/bin/sh
> echo "Do you want to use ${EDITOR} instead of vi? y/n"
> if [ (y-something) ]; then
> 	exec ${EDITOR}
> else
> 	exec vi
> fi
> Maybe that way you can have different editors for console (pico) and
> Xterm (kedit).
That's a good idea, because using a variable you could very easily
change what all the scripts/programs are calling by changing only one
line of code.

I need to get busy with learning more about shell programming.


R.G. Mayhue

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