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Re: Simple editor (ee?)
On Sat, Feb 07, 2009 at 10:08:48AM -0800, Soren Jacobsen wrote:
> 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).
David's proposing to include in the base system.
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