MP_EDITOR doesn't work

Joshua Root jmr at
Thu Apr 6 21:10:11 UTC 2017

db wrote:
> On 6 Apr 2017, at 02:35, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
>> export
> And does it work with MP_EDITOR? I just tried setting it in a vanilla vm, no dice. I set -dv when editing a portfile, but no related information is being logged.

Yes it works with MP_EDITOR, I just checked. You never showed the exact 
command you are running; are you using sudo? That will strip all 
environment variables that are not listed in env_keep. VISUAL and EDITOR 
are there in the default sudoers, but MP_EDITOR is not.

- Josh

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