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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Apr 28 08:09:10 EDT 2009

Allan McRae wrote:
> 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.

And again...  I fear the wrath of vim users so just can't push ruby to 
[testing] without having this fixed.


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