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Re: vi vs. nvi
Back when I was young, we used ed(1). It and the things it needed from
libc (static of course) fit comfortably in 64K and it worked on ASR-33s.
I would think that's enough for fixing things on embedded systems - it's
how I fix hosed NetBSD systems even today.
> ls -l /bin/ed
-r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel 52271 May 12 13:56 /bin/ed
So it would be ok with me to add MKVI too :-)
We could try to cut down on vi/nvi size, too, if anyone is motivated. I
suspect it's easier to learn ed.
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