[arch-general] vi/vim/gvim without ruby support

Andrei Thorp garoth at gmail.com
Sat May 9 17:47:44 EDT 2009

I have a ruby script that I use, but don't let me stop you.


On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 10:45 AM, Tobias Kieslich <tobias at justdreams.de> wrote:
> Allan,
>        the ruby in testing as of 3 days ago. That would be 1.8 I think.
>        we can build gvim(the only one with ruby enabled) without ruby
> support for the time being. I don't think that many people actually
> script vim with ruby and there aren't all that many ruby-vim scripts out
> there. Now I can be wrong, but I think it's only fair to NOT let gvim
> stall the ruby packages. Once we have ruby 1.9* support in vim we enable
> it again. No big deal.
> As for the OP: vim is a symlink to vim-normal because upon installation
> of gvim it becomes a symlink to vim-full (more powerful, better script
> support, etc ... all the bells and whistles) where gvim will be a
> symlink to the same binary it just automatically invokes it with GUI
> support. That's just how vim works.
>        -T
> On Sat, 09 May 2009, Allan McRae wrote:
>> Kessia 'even' Pinheiro wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Tobias, i`m without a machine, so, i can`t check the vim version. Did you
>>> compile new vim with witch version of ruby?
>> It will be with ruby-1.8 because 1.9 is not in the repos yet...  I am
>> waiting for the vi(m)'s to move out of [testing] before I do the ruby
>> update.
>> Allan

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