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Date:      Thu, 12 Oct 1995 11:15:16 +0930 (CST)
From:      Michael Smith <msmith@atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
To:        dbrockus@cyberhall.com (David Brockus)
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: EDITOR environment variable
Message-ID:  <199510120145.LAA15615@genesis.atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSF.3.91.951011105134.22511A-100000@cyber1.cyberhall.com> from "David Brockus" at Oct 11, 95 10:58:40 am

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David Brockus stands accused of saying:
> 
> I am running FreeBSD 2.0.5.  I am trying to set pico as the default 
> editor for the vipw command.  Pico is in the path and can be executed 
> from the shell prompt. 
> 
> I have the following lines in the root users .profile
> 
> EDITOR=pico
> export EDITOR
> 
> This does not work.  Could someone tell my the correct syntax and file to 
> edit to add environment variables to FreeBSD.

Unless you have changed something, root's shell is csh.

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