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Re: replace mcedit with emacsclient without chaning $EDITOR

Subject: Re: replace mcedit with emacsclient without chaning $EDITOR
From: Haines Brown KB1GRM ET1
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 19:38:15 -0500
On Mon, Feb 08, 2010 at 10:22:03AM +0300, Andrew Borodin wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Feb 2010 12:10:17 -0500 Haines Brown KB1GRM ET1 wrote:
> > The way to do this typically seems to change the value of the variable 
> > $EDITOR, but I don't want to do that system-wide, but only for mc, so 
> > that F4 brings up emacsclient to edit files, and nano is the default 
> > editor system-wide.
> > 
> > How would I manage to do that? Unable to find help.
> MC contains two wrappers for bash: /etc/bashrc.d/mc.sh and 
> /usr/lib/mc/mc-wrapper.sh.
> The same wrappers are exist for csh. But in your MC build that scripts
> can be located in different places. You can redefine the EDITOR variable
> in one of them.


Tbanks, but apparently I missed something. I have a 
/usr/share/mc/bin/mc-wrapper.sh. In it I append the line:


The mc editor, however, remains nano. The line is ignored.

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