ctrl-s froze VI

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Wed Oct 12 21:35:31 MDT 2005

On Wed, Oct 12, 2005 at 08:51:43PM -0600, Michael Torrie wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-10-12 at 21:13 -0500, Michael Halcrow wrote:
> > Once you have resolved this crisis, I recommend you run the following
> > (as root) to prevent it from happening again ("it" being "VI", not
> > your terminal scroll locking):
> > 
> > ln -sf `which emacs` `which vi`
> > 
> > This should take care of that occasional mishap when you impulsively
> > type 'vi' when you are trying to launch a text editor.
> Sure but this comes at grave health risks.

Sure, and most graves are health risks. I wouldn't be caught dead in


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