Nvi

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Nvi is an implementation of the ex/vi text editor originally distributed as part of the Fourth Berkeley Software Distribution.

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Nvi is an implementation of the ex/vi text editor originally distributed as part of the Fourth Berkeley Software Distribution (4BSD), by the University of California, Berkeley. The source code to nvi is freely available, and nvi may be freely redistributed.

This project supports all the historic ex/vi features except for open mode and the lisp edit option (e.g., it has a fully implemented underlying ex mode).

Here are some key features of "nvi":

8-bit clean data, lines and files limited by available memory
Multiple edit buffers
Colon command-line editing and path name completion
Tag stacks (including support for Cscope databases)
Extended Regular Expressions
Infinite undo
Horizontal scrolling
Message catalogs (Dutch, English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Swedish)
Preliminary support for Perl and Tcl/Tk scripting languages

Requirements:

Berkeley DB 3.3.11
ncurses (recommended)

What's New in This Release:

This release mainly fixes compilation on recent systems.
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Last updated on December 1st, 2007

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