[arch-dev-public] status of vi/vim in testing

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Wed Jun 17 08:25:07 EDT 2009

Am Mittwoch 17 Juni 2009 schrieb Allan McRae:
> Tobias Powalowski wrote:
> > Hi
> > just wondered, what is the status of vi/vim in testing, this one blocks
> > archboot from moving to extra, is there any progress of moving it to
> > extra/core?
> On this topic, both vi an vim are currently in base.  Is this a mistake?
> I find the new (n)vi unusable and and removed it and make vi a symlink
> to vim.  Although the current vim is bigger, I would not object to
> removing vi and adding a symlink from vi to vim-normal...
> Allan
It's a whole mess, which needs to be cleaned.
First should be decided in which direction this should go.
personally i hate this nvi, it's so restricted.
Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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