Subject: Re: ok to add ex(1) to /rescue?
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/07/2006 17:53:42
On Mon, Aug 07, 2006 at 05:42:46PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Aug 2006, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> >is it ok if I add ex(1) to /rescue ?  I prefer it over ed(1) on screwed
> >terminals, and it doesn't use extra space since we already have /rescue/vi
> >and ex is just "vi -e".
> FWIW, this can be done as link:
> 	miyu% ln -s `which vi` ex
> 	miyu% ./ex
> 	/tmp/vi.25181b: new file: line 1
> 	:

I know.  Only difference is that, in /rescue, it would be a hardlink. :-)