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Re: compile of 9.8 failed

From: Chris Green
Subject: Re: compile of 9.8 failed
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2023 14:50:42 +0000

On Wed, Jan 04, 2023 at 03:16:44PM +0100, joerg van den hoff wrote:
> > If you don't have a [f]lex that vile likes you won't be able to build
> > built-in syntax filters.
> understood. that one I had fixed by installing flex individually.
> > 
> again, thanks a lot for your help! I can now active `alias vi=vile' and 
> EDITOR=vile in my .kshrc and 
> be happy again.
Excellent, I'm glad it all worked out.

If you investigate 'alternatives' (man update-alternatives) you can
make vile your vi for everyone and everything, including root.  It's
handy for root at least so that you get vile when editing config files
and such in /etc.

Chris Green

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