[arch-dev-public] new vi/vim/gvim

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Apr 10 04:28:08 EDT 2009

Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 5:14 AM, James Rayner <iphitus at iphitus.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 5:27 PM, Tobias Kieslich <tobias at justdreams.de> wrote:
>>>> Has anything been decided with this?  Apparently vim needs a patch to
>>>> build against the latest ruby which I was going to attempt updating soon.
>>> I'm just trying to give it a whirl on a testing box. The main issue is
>>> that the old package created a symlink that is not tracked by the
>>> version control at all. So before people can update to the new packages,
>>> they will have to remove one or two symlinks manually, which is ugly.
>> Maybe in:  vim.install pre_install(), remove the files if they're
>> symlinks? I know it's yucky too.
> The problem is that pacman does file conflict checking before
> pre_install is called

I'm bumping this again as I was thinking about getting the ruby update 
under way soon. 

@Tobias K: If you are still considering you options, I could just update 
the current vi/vim/gvim setup for the time being.


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