[arch-general] Err... Why is gvim now conflicting with vim?

Nathan Wayde kumyco at konnichi.com
Fri May 7 12:12:56 EDT 2010

On 07/05/10 17:10, Burlynn Corlew Jr wrote:
> On Fri, May 7, 2010 at 10:54 AM, Nathan Wayde<kumyco at konnichi.com>  wrote:
>> On 07/05/10 15:48, Burlynn Corlew Jr wrote:
>>> On Fri, May 7, 2010 at 4:04 AM, Johannes Held<mail at hehejo.de>   wrote:
>>>   http://www.archlinux.org/news/495/
>>>> * If you have gvim installed, the update will inform you that vim
>>>> conflicts
>>>>   with gvim. This is the expected behavior. Installation of vim and gvim
>>>>   separately is no longer required, the gvim package now installs vim as
>>>> well.
>>>> --
>>>> Gruß, Johannes
>>>> http://hehejo.de
>>> This is a rolling release, not an LTS. There is no excuse to not be
>>> updating
>>> regularly and reading the news. If its a production machine and you are
>>> worried about breakage maybe you shouldnt be running arch on it. The ML,
>>> forums, and irc are full of people who refuse to read the news or update
>>> regularly, and we all waste time answering questions that with proper arch
>>> maintenance would ensure that they never come up.
>>>   Really dude? you complain about him wasting time when you could find the
>> time to dig up some old mail that was answered ages ago to attack the guy
>> for asking questions?
>> I'm sure we can all agree that it's important for an Arch user to be more
>> independent and put more effort into solving our own problem but did you
>> know you can simply ignore any of these questions?
>> It doesn't take any effort since the bulk of the issue was already in the
>> title.
>> To be honest I simply cannot take this kind of negativity. I would really
>> like for this kind of attitude to stay away from Arch because it's not nice
>> and it's the very thing I hate about the Linux community in general.
> First off it wasnt mail, it was headline archlinux.org news. Secondly, for
> me to expect people to use the resources Arch provides to resolve issues is
> not crazy, and this is one issue among many dealing with the same thing. If
> you refuse to read and stay updated why should any of us bother with
> helping? Its spam that could be avoided with proper practices. We are not
> here to babysit. If you dont like the principles arch runs with, use another
> distro. That is not negativity but an expectation that you are using the
> distro the way it is intended.
congrats guys.

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