Re: [dev] [ANNOUNCE] vis-0.1: first release of a vim-like editor

From: Markus Teich <>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2016 14:27:34 +0100

Heyho Jan,

Jan Christoph Ebersbach wrote:
> - Setting defaults requires patching some c file instead of config.def.h

have you tried the visrc.lua file in the repository root? You can do any `set`
command in there for your defaults. See my other mails in this thread.

> - It took me ages to start vis with the proper VIS_PATH and VIS_THEME
> settings. My installation directory for vis is ~/.local which is not
> part of the default locations. Furthermore, the manpage still refers
> to ~/.vis as the location where to put my personal configuration but
> it is actually ~/.config/vis. I had to create a little shell script
> that sets VIS_PATH and VIS_THEME before starting vis. In my opinion
> these obstacles make it very hard to start playing around with it.

I have vis checked out in ~/code/vis and just set an
`alias v="VIS_PATH=~/code/vis ~/code/vis/vis"` for my shell. Works fine so far.

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