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Re: [Nano-devel] Re: [Info-nano] Nano Feature Request?

From: Eitan Adler
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] Re: [Info-nano] Nano Feature Request?
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2009 20:48:14 +0000
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Adam Wysocki via ArcaBit wrote:
> On Tue, 12 May 2009, Damien Joldersma wrote:
>> I would like to have nano, my favorite editor :), to help me handle my
>> permission problems.  As in, if I open a file that I can't edit - can there
>> be some sort of visual cue letting me know that I can't write out the file
>> or possibly not even let me either change just read/view or (extreme) not
>> even open the file without prompting an "are you sure want to continue
>> editing? you won't be able to save" or possibly even a nifty way to
>> temporarily gain privleges via a sudo save or something, anything, just so
>> long as I don't loose my trivial edits! :D
> Hello,
> I decided to investigate it a bit more and made a small patch (attached) 
> that will set the view mode if at least one file can't be written to. It 
> can be suppressed with (also added) option -y (or --noview).

Can it be set for only that file?

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