[arch-general] New vi/vim/gvim in testing requires intervention
tobias at justdreams.de
Tue May 12 03:19:02 EDT 2009
On Tue, 12 May 2009, Magnus Therning wrote:
>>> And a quick guess, it looks like the new vim package puts its colors here:
>>> Any reason the old /usr/share/vim/ shouldn't be on the default runtimepath?
> Looking at other distros it seems using /usr/share/vim/vimX is the place
> for system-wide configurations. Not saying that's right or wrong.
Well, I tied up quite a few requests into the new vim packages. Becuase
we serve the runtime files with one package(vim) and have other
packages(gvim) depend on it, I used to set the runtime path explicitely.
Users told me that causes vim to search always in two pathes(the
explicite one AND the default one). Hence I started toi stick with the
default path, which is /usr/share/vim/vimxy.
That means all plugins need to be rebuild and some users that set fixed
pathes in .vimrc will have to adjust.
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