Subject: Re: Single user mode: ed(1) or bust
To: Eric d'Alibut <>
From: Greg Troxel <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/05/2007 10:54:59
"Eric d'Alibut" <> writes:

> Moving right along, what do *other* knowledgeable NetBSD users to edit
> in single user mode?

I use ed.  It was good enough in 1977, and it's still good enough for
the kinds of things you have to do.  If I didn't know ed, I'm not sure
what I'd do.   But it's very similar to ex and the : mode of vi.   And
it even works on ASR-33s :-)