[arch-general] mc - why not alias mc-wrapper.sh as default
kylebassett at gmail.com
Fri May 2 01:26:57 EDT 2014
I retract my smug remark, for some reason I recalled mc as a file editor.
I must be thinking of QBASIC (blue terminal interface).
On Friday, May 2, 2014, Kyle Bassett <kylebassett at gmail.com> wrote:
> alias mc='vim' works really well for me!
> Just make sure you have a solid syntax highlighter installed, custom or
>> midnight commander provides a convenient script that allows exit to the
>> present working directory of mc instead of returning you to the directory
>> 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
>> 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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