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Re: Simple editor (ee?)
On 02/07 17:30, David Brownlee wrote:
> Wonder if we should add this to the wiki list:
> NetBSD should provide a simple text editor - its ridiculous
> to expect a new user to start with vi (note: vi is my editor
> of choice, but I defy anyone to argue that it is suitable
> for a new user who just wants to edit rc.conf)
> Users can add editors from pkgsrc, but there needs to be
> something *always* available.
> FreeBSD picked ee (in pkgsrc as editors/easyedit). Its
> not to big (78K), only links against libc, needs no other
> files (apart from termcap). It includes its own mini curses
> (20K) but doesn't work correctly with NetBSD's curses
> What do people think?
Definitely a good idea. The ncurses dependency is not a problem, as
ncurses is already required for GNOME (enchant -> hunspell -> ncurses).
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