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[libvirt] [PATCH] Make editor used for 'virsh edit' configurable



Debian wants to use 'sensible-editor' instead of vi other distros might
want to use other defaults. This avoids distro specific patches.
---
 configure.ac  | 9 +++++++++
 tools/virsh.c | 2 +-
 2 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/configure.ac b/configure.ac
index 0062d5d..f987da2 100644
--- a/configure.ac
+++ b/configure.ac
@@ -2773,6 +2773,14 @@ test "x$lv_cv_static_analysis" = xyes && t=1
 AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED([STATIC_ANALYSIS], [$t],
   [Define to 1 when performing static analysis.])
 
+AC_ARG_WITH([default-editor],
+  [AS_HELP_STRING([--with-default-editor],
+    [Editor to use for interactive commands
+     @<:@default=vi@:>@])],
+  [DEFAULT_EDITOR=${withval}],
+  [DEFAULT_EDITOR=vi])
+AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED([DEFAULT_EDITOR], ["$DEFAULT_EDITOR"], [Default editor to use])
+
 # Some GNULIB base64 symbols clash with a kerberos library
 AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED([isbase64],[libvirt_gl_isbase64],[Hack to avoid symbol clash])
 AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED([base64_encode],[libvirt_gl_base64_encode],[Hack to avoid symbol clash])
@@ -2973,6 +2981,7 @@ AC_MSG_NOTICE([            numad: $with_numad])
 AC_MSG_NOTICE([      XML Catalog: $XML_CATALOG_FILE])
 AC_MSG_NOTICE([      Init script: $with_init_script])
 AC_MSG_NOTICE([Char device locks: $with_chrdev_lock_files])
+AC_MSG_NOTICE([   Default Editor: $DEFAULT_EDITOR])
 AC_MSG_NOTICE([])
 AC_MSG_NOTICE([Developer Tools])
 AC_MSG_NOTICE([])
diff --git a/tools/virsh.c b/tools/virsh.c
index 64195a4..589f3b4 100644
--- a/tools/virsh.c
+++ b/tools/virsh.c
@@ -785,7 +785,7 @@ vshEditFile(vshControl *ctl, const char *filename)
     if (!editor)
         editor = virGetEnvBlockSUID("EDITOR");
     if (!editor)
-        editor = "vi"; /* could be cruel & default to ed(1) here */
+        editor = DEFAULT_EDITOR;
 
     /* Check that filename doesn't contain shell meta-characters, and
      * if it does, refuse to run.  Follow the Unix conventions for
-- 
2.1.0


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