[arch-dev-public] Dropping vi and adding vim-minimal to the installation image

Jan Alexander Steffens jan.steffens at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 22:05:58 UTC 2015

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 12:03 AM, Evangelos Foutras
<evangelos at foutrelis.com> wrote:
> On 22/04/15 00:49, Allan McRae wrote:
>> I think the symlink is very important.  And I am very against VIsudo
>> calling anything other than vi by default.  Unless you rename it nanosudo.
> The problem is that vim is not provided in [core] and cannot be part of
> a base installation. We can't make an editor from [extra] the default.
> I'm open to suggestions, but consider that nano is the only remaining
> editor in [core]. (And it will work fine as a fallback editor.)

If that's your condition I'm for bringing vim-minimal into [core].
Leave the other vim variants in [extra].

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