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Date:      Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:57:11 +0100
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        Matthias Apitz <guru@unixarea.de>
Cc:        Freebsd Questions <FreeBSD-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: freebsd-update editor choice
Message-ID:  <20151215105711.1179df31.freebsd@edvax.de>
In-Reply-To: <20151213191633.GB1588@c720-r285885-amd64>
References:  <20151213182848.M69104@brightstar.bomgardner.net> <CAA2O=b9-n_sPO1D=S14yCtLvTYkUYDuRvFqk__6S-vNGUAG3Xw@mail.gmail.com> <20151213191633.GB1588@c720-r285885-amd64>

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On Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:16:33 +0100, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> El día Sunday, December 13, 2015 a las 08:42:30PM +0200, Anton Sayetsky escribió:
> 
> > 13 дек. 2015 г. 20:39 пользователь "Gene" <fbsd@brightstar.bomgardner.net>
> > написал:
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi -
> > >
> > > I'm using freebsd-update to update my 10.1 system to 10.2. When merging
> > files,
> > > it insists on using the 'vi' editor. I really, really, REALLY, despise
> > vi. Is
> > > there a way to get it to use another editor?
> > I hope that you don't want to use some editor for noobs, like ee. Solution
> > to your problem is setting EDITOR environment variable.
> 
> What about 'ed'?

Keep in mind: "'ed' is the standard text editor", so standards must
be good for something. :-)

http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?EdIsTheStandardTextEditor



> Or even better:
> 
> //IEBUPDTE EXEC PGM=IEBUPDTE,PARM=NEW 
> //SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=A
> //SYSUT2 DD DISP=(NEW,CATLG),DSN=KC03H11.NEW22.PDS,
> // SPACE=(CYL,(5,5,5),RLSE),
> // RECFM=FB,LRECL=80,BLKSIZE=0
> //SYSIN DD * 
> Hello World
> /*
> //
> 
> (I was used to it in the 80' of the last century)

What, no JOB card? Is this a system for umemployed operators?
Switch on your EC7920 terminal, log on (!) to your TSO account,
and then start ISPD/PDS. Expect SYSABEND or FEIERABEND soon. :-)


-- 
Polytropon
Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...



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