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

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 12:21:56 EDT 2009

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

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