[arch-dev-public] Drop VI from [core] (was Re: [arch-general] Winter Cleanup of [community])

Stéphane Gaudreault stephane at archlinux.org
Thu Jan 24 11:05:22 EST 2013

Le 2013-01-24 07:21, Allan McRae a écrit :
> On 24/01/13 22:08, Alexander Rødseth wrote:
>> === [core] ===
>> For [core], there are two uneeded orphans, that also aren't make
>> dependencies for any other [core] packages:
>> openldap
>> vi
>> If I may be so bold, maybe vim or another editor (still providing the
>> "vi" command) could take over for the vi package?
> I agree with just dumping vi and moving [vim] to core...  But we can not
> put split packages across repos and gvim and deps are not going there so
> that is a no...

Moving to another thread for clarity.

+1 to drop vi. I cannot imagine why someone would want to use this crap ...

We already have nano in [core], so I think that vim could stay in 
[extra] (do we really need 2 text editors in [core] ?).


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