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Re: vi, emacs do nothing, not even error out or not found
On Mon, 5 Feb 2007, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 05, 2007 at 06:16:46PM -0000, Dave Korn wrote:
> >On 05 February 2007 17:54, Arved Sandstrom wrote:
> >> I've used cygwin in the distant past, several times, and I don't remember
> >> this being a problem. What I mean by "doing nothing" is just that - I type
> >> "vi", "vim", "emacs" (they are all installed) and I simply return to a new
> >> prompt. There is no error, because the programs are evidently found; they
> >> are in my PATH.
> > Say, what does this have to do with hippos anyway?
> >> I can't imagine that it's an X issue - PuTTy doesn't have a problem running
> >> vi when I contact from Windows to Linux. After all, you are just temporarily
> >> swapping out the contents of the terminal window.
> >> I'd prefer an error, because that would indicate what's happening.
> >$ vi && echo $?
> >$ grep 228 /usr/include/sys/errno.h
> >#define EHIPPOHEAD /* A hippo has fallen on my head */
> Once again regretting going back to being in a cubicle...
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