configure/make/install options for compiling applications from source into

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Thu Sep 21 12:38:44 PDT 2006

On Sep 21, 2006, at 1:48 PM, Mark Duling wrote:
> "Daniel J. Luke" <dluke at> writes:
>> EDITOR is an environment variable that port uses to decide which text
>> editor to invoke when you type 'port edit foo'
>> With bash, you'd want to do something like 'export EDITOR=nano' (or
>> vi or emacs or whatever)
>> We could probably have it default to nano if no editor is specified,
>> though.
> Oooh.  That would be nice for people who are new to Unix, and also  
> for us
> who assist them.  Could that be put on the TODO list, wherever it is?

Or it could be filed as an enhancement bug :)

Daniel J. Luke
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