[arch-general] mc - why not alias mc-wrapper.sh as default

Kyle Bassett kylebassett at gmail.com
Fri May 2 01:19:56 EDT 2014

alias mc='vim' works really well for me!


Just make sure you have a solid syntax highlighter installed, custom or

On Thursday, May 1, 2014, David C. Rankin <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com>

> All,
>   midnight commander provides a convenient script that allows exit to the
> present working directory of mc instead of returning you to the directory
> in
> which mc was started. All that is required is a simple alias:
>   alias mc='. /usr/lib/mc/mc-wrapper.sh'
>   This simply invokes mc with the -P option saving the present dir to a tmp
> file, then changing to it on exit.
>   Any reason not to make this the default?
>   Just a convenience suggestion with a simple fix -- for consideration.
> --
> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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