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

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed May 6 12:05:54 EDT 2009

On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 12:49 PM, Thomas Bohn <thomas at bohnomat.de> wrote:
> On 2009-05-05 19:20 +0200, tobias at justdreams.de wrote:
>> the current vi package is actually nvi, the purpose of that was to have a
>> smaller package for core that also would not stall any updates of
>> vim/gvim while vi sits in testing.
> I know that. That is why I'm asking. Either nvi or Vim. Both makes it
> complex.
>> Th vim package is not uglier then it used to be before,

Actually, I don't see a big problem with vim having provides/conflicts
with vi, so that it will completely supplant it. That way we also
cover the users who USE and EXPECT 'vim' but still type 'vi' (sigh)

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