[arch-dev-public] nano -w (was: Re: [signoff] nano 2.0.8-1)

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 11:38:33 EDT 2008

2008/9/4 Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 1:40 PM, Eduardo Romero <k3nsai at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2008-08-25 at 14:57 +0200, Andreas Radke wrote:
>>> I have disabled all line wrapping to prevent broken config files like
>>> this: http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/11290
>>> -Please signoff (also ncurses related)
>>> -Andy
>> Just a thought, and I hope is not too late. Wouldn't it be better to
>> make the installer use 'nano -w' instead of just 'nano'? We have just
>> removed a functionality from the nano package by disabling line wrapping
>> from the package itself. Also, I'm having a hard time getting used to
>> not type, 'nano -w' when I want to edit a file, that command just
>> doesn't work anymore.
> I apparently had line wrapping turned on in my /etc/nanorc too that
> yelled at me. I kinda agree with Eduardo here. Maybe we should
> re-enable this.

There's a bug about missing -w in installer:
So should we add -w to installer and re-enable word-wrapping in nano,
or should I close this bugreport as "Fixed" now?

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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