[arch-general] New vi/vim/gvim in testing requires intervention

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Tue May 5 09:13:38 EDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-05-05 at 15:11 +0200, bs wrote:
> On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 9:22 AM, Tobias Kieslich <tobias at justdreams.de> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Finally, the new vi* packages are up. There will be a little migration
> > pain. For optimal results, I recommend to "sudo rm /usr/bin/{view/rview}"
> > before you run "sudo pacman -Syu"
> >
> >        -T
> >
> hello,
> as a linux newbie i am a little confused about the "sudo rm
> /usr/bin/{view/rview}" command. typing it with the "{}"s does not
> work, file or directory not found. am i supposed to delete
> /usr/bin/view (which is a link)? i am probably missing something very
> obvious, but before i mess up my system i rather ask.

It shouldn't be {view/rview}, but {view,rview} or even {r,}view.

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