[ILUG] Emacs vs. Vi
gary at netsoc.tcd.ie
Fri Apr 23 12:24:38 IST 1999
On Fri, Apr 23, 1999 at 01:03:41AM +0100, Damian O'Sullivan wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Apr 1999, kevin lyda wrote:
> >> >Also have Pico..that's nice and simple..
> > ok, how do you turn off line wrap? like you're editing /etc/fstab with
> > pico, how do you get it to not wrap a long line?
> pico -w ...
> Supposed to work...
I remember back in my 3.96 days the buffer for each line was hard-coded to be
a certain value (something like 256) and even with the -w option, the line
would wrap anyway with a longer line - darned annoying - I'm a vim man now
though ;) I remember that to get a longer line than that, one had to change a
parameter in the source and recompile... dunno if this is true with 4.10
Gary Coady - gary at netsoc.tcd.ie - http://www.netsoc.tcd.ie/~gary/
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