[Bdi4emc-help] BDI-4.38 suggestions
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Tue Dec 27 17:36:08 CET 2005
On Tuesday 27 December 2005 10:22, Paul wrote:
>On Tuesday 27 December 2005 14:40, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> Well, if the new emc2 version is to be transfered from a cvs repo
>> to an svn repo, then I'm in favor of enough of a svn kit to be able
>> to keep it up2date. As to what to drop, I'm not familiar enough to
>> have any really good, this could go, ideas. As long as apt-get is
>> there, though, much of the rest of my concerns are only an ethernet
>> cable away. I was disappointed that vim wasn't included in 4.30,
>> but thats fixable so its just me mewling about it at the end of the
>vim weighs in at an additional 4M (not as bad as emacs at 13.1), and
> rather than stiring up an editors war, I'd prefer to leave both of
> them out.
> For a lightweight CLI editor, you have nano, and kate
> serves as the heavyweight GUI editor.
Kate may in some eyes be a heavyweight gui editor, but it has some
warts I haven't found the right place to apply the acid to excise
them. Its used here only under duress.
> Personally, I use cedit (part
> of midnight commander).
That too, if only the blue screen blues could be reset. It works fine,
but its control syntax doesn't seem 'right' to a vim user, which makes
it slower because once I remember that I'm not using vim, I have to
re-read everything to make sure an automatic vim response didn't mung
As for nano, I'm not fam with it at all, but may I presume there is a
manpage for it also? I've used pico a couple of times, once after a
box got rootkitted (old bind vulnerability) about 6 years ago, so the
memory is hazy at best. The rootkitter left a copy of pico behind.
Personally, as an old amiga user, I still miss the updated ced 4.20
thats on that old box in the basement. But thats history now.
>Debian's apt tools are part of the base system, so there is no chance
> of apt-get being thrown out.
>As for emc2 migrating to svn - It isn't going to happen any time
> soon. Sourceforge have recently started to trial subversion and do
> not plan on rolling it out across the system until March at the
> earliest. The inclusion of subversion in the BDI-4 builds is
> primarily for the people that use BDI-4 for non-EMC development..
Then that doesn't seem to be so important right now. And when that
time comes, just sub svn for cvs in the iso & update the docs to
reflect the change.
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