[xmonad] darcs patch: Shell.hs: +getBrowser, getEditor, helper... (and 5 more)

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Thu Apr 3 17:20:56 EDT 2008

On Apr 3, 2008, at 17:16 , gwern0 at gmail.com wrote:
> Another suggestion I saw is to use VISUAL, since apparently that's  
> also used sometimes (but surely even less than EDITOR - even my  
> extensive config files just define VISUAL=$EDITOR).

I'm going to be deploying xmonad on Solaris 9.  The standard on  
Solaris is that $VISUAL is an editor like emacs or vi and if not set  
falls back to $EDITOR, which defaults to /bin/ed.  This means Solaris  
users generally ignore $EDITOR and set $VISUAL.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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