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

Øyvind Heggstad mrelendig at har-ikkje.net
Fri May 7 12:24:24 EDT 2010

On Fri, 7 May 2010 09:48:39 -0500
Burlynn Corlew Jr <burlynn at gmail.com> 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.
IMO instead of attacking the poor soul you should point him nicely in
the right direction, like the 2 posting before you did. 

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