Bug 11538 - default editor compiled into crontab does not exists
default editor compiled into crontab does not exists
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: vixie-cron (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Reported: 2000-05-20 09:33 EDT by Michael Tokarev
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-10 18:00:25 EDT
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Description Michael Tokarev 2000-05-20 09:33:07 EDT
When crontab called with -e option, it tries to execute /bin/vi
(and no VISUAL/EDITOR is set as per default).  But vi is in /usr/bin/vi!
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-05-22 14:35:59 EDT
vi is in /bin/vi here; it's simply using the
glibc definition in paths.h.
Comment 2 Michael Tokarev 2000-05-23 08:16:59 EDT
Oh, mom!  I apologize.
This was really my fault -- I installed elvis instead of vi, and forgot

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