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Re: port-alpha/41808: 'ed' doesn't work!

The following reply was made to PR port-alpha/41808; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Matthew Mondor <>
Subject: Re: port-alpha/41808: 'ed' doesn't work!
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 20:51:26 -0400

 On Tue,  4 Aug 2009 00:10:00 +0000 (UTC) wrote:
 > >Description:
 > when booted in SUM (single user mode) and you attempt to run 'ed' it does 
 > NOTHING! I attempted to edit rc.conf and found that little bug-a-boo out... 
 > Use 'vi' you say? Well that shit doesn't work as well! You can view the 
 > file, even save it, but you CAN'T edit it!
 Did you mount / as well as made sure there's a writable /tmp/
 and/or /var/tmp/?  Then ex/vi normally should work, possibly ed as well.
 > Use Gentoo ;-)
 No thanks :)

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