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Re: Start of perl setup and drop db scripts

On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 8:47 PM, Roderick A. Anderson
<..hidden..> wrote:
> On 03/29/2012 07:21 PM, Chris Travers wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 7:16 PM, David Godfrey<..hidden..>  wrote:
>>> Hi Chris,
>>> Totally agree regarding editors for programming.
>>> BUT, I thought that the purpose of this script (and hence the spawning
>>> of an editor) was to add a tool to assist installing (and possibly
>>> maintaining) LedgerSMB on a production system.
>>> If I am wrong in this assumption then my comments regarding nano are
>>> superfluous.
>>> On the other hand if I am right and the average "user" (ie: small
>>> business) will be running the script I stand by my comment.
>> I think it is sensible to default to nano in this case for the simple
>> reason that the basic commands are at the bottom.  However, I would
>> want someone to confirm that nano is installed by default on *BSD
>> systems as well before I make this change.
> Another option would be to check for (and use) EDITOR or VISUAL from the
> environment and fall back to nano or whatever if they're not.
I previously checked before sending the last email and the script in
question in fact already does this, except that it falls back on vi.

Best Wishes,
Chris Travers