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

Andrei Thorp garoth at gmail.com
Tue May 5 09:26:26 EDT 2009

Yay, thanks.


On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 2:11 PM, bs <bojan912 at gmail.com> 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.
> I think it would have been better to write in proper shell syntax,
> which would be "sudo rm /usr/bin/{view,rview}".  The equivalent
> command, without the {} is "sudo rm /usr/bin/view /usr/bin/rview", by
> using the {} you let the shell do the expansion, and you save a few
> keystrokes. :-)
> /M
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