[Gambas-user] EDITOR environment variable

Benoit Minisini benoit.minisini at gambas-basic.org
Fri Oct 28 15:28:33 CEST 2022

Le 28/10/2022 à 15:21, gian via User a écrit :
> Il 28/10/22 04:03, T Lee Davidson ha scritto:
>> On 10/27/22 18:15, gian via User wrote:
>>> However, I found out that a user of Mint 20.01 and Gambas 3.17.3, who 
>>> did not set the environment variable and did not install any of the 
>>> required editors, never got the warning and Gambas works fine.
>> Same here with v3.17.3 on openSUSE Leap 15.3, and also with $EDITOR 
>> not set. (Version control seems to work just fine.)
> Hi Lee,
> I noticed that it happens only if you compile, if you install from 
> repository (in Ubuntu PPA) even if you don't have those text editors or 
> environment variable installed nothing is asked.
> Regards
> Gianluigi

The $EDITOR environment variable is used only when the IDE run specific 
git / svn commands that requires it.

Maybe I should find a way to workaround this requirement...

Benoît Minisini.

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