EDITOR not respected on Windows any more?

Steve Borho steve at borho.org
Mon Mar 10 17:02:17 CDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-03-10 at 16:32 -0400, Benjamin Smedberg wrote:
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> I just installed one of the more recent Windows installers (post-0.9.5) and
> it now opens notepad for commit messages, instead of using the setting of
> EDITOR from the environment (xemacs.exe). Is this by design, or a
> regression? What is the "correct" way to configure mercurial to use my
> particular editor on Windows?

EDITOR is likely getting beaten, precedence wise, by ui.editor in the
system wide Mercurial.ini file.

Steve Borho (steve at borho.org)
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