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SubjectRe: 1.9.1 and glibc 2.0.1

"Richard B. Johnson" writes:
>It doesn't know what "VISUAL" is. This is not in my environment, and does
>not appear to have been set in the script. Although I am relatively new
>at Unix (only 15 of the 20 years it's been around) and I'm learning new
>things you are "supposed" to do practically every day, what is the
>"VISUAL" environment to which your script refers?

VISUAL is mostly an anacronism. If you have EDITOR set to your preferred
line editor, VISUAL should be set to your preferred full-screen editor.
I suppose that the ed, ex, and TECO fanatics around here will scream
because I called their environment anacronistic...


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