Bill Larson blarson at compu.net
Sun Sep 9 18:07:01 PDT 2001

That's where pico -w comes in handy :) also pico +linenumber works and in
newer pico's you can hit ctrl-w ctrl-t and type in a line number to go to.
Pico is my perl programming editor of choice :)

Possible Starting Arguments for Pico editor:

        Argument                Meaning
         -e             Complete - allow file name completion
         -k             Cut - let ^K cut from cursor position to end of line
         -a             ShowDot - show dot files in file browser
         -j             Goto - allow 'Goto' command in file browser
         -g             Show - show cursor in file browser
         -m             Mouse - turn on mouse support
         -x             NoKeyhelp - suppress keyhelp
         -q             TermdefWins - termcap or terminfo takes precedence
over defaults
         -d             Rebind - let delete key delete current character
         -f             Keys - force use of function keys
         -b             Replace - allow search and replace
         -h             Help - give this list of options
         -r[#cols]      Fill - set fill column to #cols columns, default=72
         -n[#s]         Mail - notify about new mail every #s seconds,
         -s <speller>   Speller - specify alternative speller
         -t             Shutdown - enable special shutdown mode
         -o <dir>       Operation - specify the operating directory
         -z             Suspend - allow use of ^Z suspension
         -w             NoWrap - turn off word wrap
         +[line#]       Line - start on line# line, default=1
         -v             View - view file

         All arguments may be followed by a file name to display.

----- Original Message -----
From: "John D. Hardin" <jhardin at impsec.org>
To: "Email Security Discussion list" <Esd-l at spconnect.com>
Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2001 7:58 PM

> On Sun, 9 Sep 2001, Paul Thomas wrote:
> > However editing variables in html-trap.procmail with the text
> > editor pico seems to break html-trap.procmail.
> Oh, absolutely. There are long lines in the sanitizer, and pico
> helpfully wraps lines for you. It's intended for use in composing
> email, not programming.
> > What is the best way to edit these scripts?
> Use vi or emacs. If you *must* use pico, then try it in an xterm
> window that's as wide as possible - pico might not wrap the lines
> then, but don't count on it.
> --
>  John Hardin KA7OHZ   ICQ#15735746   http://www.wolfenet.com/~jhardin/
>  jhardin at impsec.org        pgpk -a finger://gonzo.wolfenet.com/jhardin
>   768: 0x41EA94F5 - A3 0C 5B C2 EF 0D 2C E5  E9 BF C8 33 A7 A9 CE 76
>  1024: 0xB8732E79 - 2D8C 34F4 6411 F507 136C  AF76 D822 E6E6 B873 2E79
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
>   In 1998 more than three times as many people in the US were killed
>   by incompetent physicians than were killed by handguns, yet the
>   President of the A.M.A. is adopting "gun safety" as his platform.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
>    1150 days until the Presidential Election
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