Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 189396
Why the dependency on nedit?
Last modified: 2009-06-10 06:00:40 EDT
Where is there a dependency on nedit?
If an editor must be hardcoded, better use gvim or gedit, since
they are in Core and can be considered "standard" in a sense.
I guess because it's a Motif based editor and as such fits "grace"'s
graphical interface better than a "GTK" or a plain "X" toolkit
application. Intelligible, no?
(In reply to comment #1)
> I guess because it's a Motif based editor and as such fits "grace"'s
> graphical interface better than a "GTK" or a plain "X" toolkit
> application. Intelligible, no?
Yes, that is the reason.
I am considering reverting this to 'xterm -e vi' that is the default. :-)
After all most of the users I know are not even aware of this feature. This
requires extra work to use, since it is not the default.
Maybe xdg-open should be used instead? It seems to work for
me. The only trouble is if people are not running xfce/kde/gnome
and don't have /usr/bin/mimeopen installed since the browser
will be used in that case ;-(
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