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

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 11:41:28 EDT 2008

2008/9/28 Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com>:
> 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:
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/11468
> So should we add -w to installer and re-enable word-wrapping in nano,
> or should I close this bugreport as "Fixed" now?

I've just closed it as a duplicate of http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/11290
but still the proper fix would be to use nano -w in installer
instead of disabling -w in nano, IMO.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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