running vacation

Luke Davis ldavis at
Sat Mar 1 20:47:06 EST 2003

Is it taking you into vi, or some varient thereof?

How is your "editor" or similar variable set?


On Wed, 26 Feb 2003, Paul Migliorelli (+1 3 0 3 5 4 3 2 3 1 1) wrote:

> Hi all.  As much as I've read the docs manpage for vacation, I seem to
> have no clue to get it to work.  Could someone maybe send along some
> concise instructions as to how to do it step by step?  I've always gotten
> stuck where it wants you to edit the message or whatever, but I can't
> figure out what editor it throws you in and or what you do if you type
> vacation at the shell.  Also, what tdo you do with it in terms of mailing
> list traffic??  Just curious.  Thanks much.
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