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bk editor(7.3.3)	    BitKeeper User's Manual	      bk editor(7.3.3)

NAME
       bk editor - automatically check out BitKeeper files when	using $EDITOR

SYNOPSIS
       bk editor file

DESCRIPTION
       bk  editor  is used as a	shortcut to edit a file	whether	or not it is a
       BitKeeper file.	If the file is under revision control, bk editor  will
       bk  edit	 the file then exec the	editor of choice on that file.	If the
       file is not under revision control, it will exec	 the  editor  on  that
       file.

       The  $EDITOR  environment  variable  must  be set to the	editor of your
       choice.

       bk editor can be	used as	follows:

	   bk editor foo.c

       Another method is to set	the $EDITOR environment	variable and alias the
       editor  name  to	 bk editor Using xemacs	as an example, set $EDITOR and
       then alias:

	   EDITOR=xemacs
	   alias xemacs='bk editor'

       To open the file	for editing:

	   xemacs foo.c

CATEGORY
       Compat

BitKeeper Inc			      1E1		      bk editor(7.3.3)

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