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Re: nano: git built does not show GNU nano in title bar

From: Benno Schulenberg
Subject: Re: nano: git built does not show GNU nano in title bar
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 09:34:17 +0200
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[Please do not send me email.  There is a list for questions like
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Op 23-08-2020 om 19:31 schreef Amanoel Dawod:
> Built nano from git successfully using instructions from README.GIT.
> Upon running nano, it does not include the wording "GNU nano" in the title 
> bar,
> only version number as, example:
> v5.1-r24-xxxxxx

There is no "r" in that number; there is a "g" before the "xxxxxxxx".

> Is this normal for git built nano?

Yes, that is normal.  It should be abundantly clear that you are
running a version from git and not a regular release.

If you are not making any modifications to nano, there should be
no need to build nano from git.  There is a release roughly every


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