my crontab in nano editor on macOS
macOS uses nano editor for crontab updates lately, which is not the text editor I particularly like.
With this in mind, I decided to change it. Usually it’s enough to just set the EDITOR variable to something like vim
or, even better:
But this no longer does the trick!
Turns out, you need to set VISUAL variable instead:
… and see how imediately better (and much more familiar to me) the experience looks: my crontab in vim editor on macOS