[rescue] Octane won't talk to the outside world...
alaric at metrocast.net
Sat Nov 20 12:50:50 CST 2010
On 11/20/10 13:38, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> On Friday, November 19, 2010, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> When things get REALLY fun is when you find yourself on a vxo with a
>> terminal so broken vi doesn't work.
>> This is when cat and perl are your friends...
> Why not ex? If you have vi, you probably have ex as well...
Well, ex specifically because although I have on occasion unwillingly
tried to use ed, I've never used ex. :)
Honestly, when I've had to do essential editing on anything so badly
broken vi doesn't work, I've done it with cat, sed and perl because it's
*easier* than battling ed.
Phil Stracchino, CDK#2 DoD#299792458 ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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