[arch-general] vim runtime woes

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri May 14 15:21:36 EDT 2010

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 6:07 PM, Jan Steffens <jan.steffens at gmail.com> wrote:
> The vim runtime that can be retrieved via rsync is outdated.
> Some of the patches modify the runtime, and some of these changes
> (e.g. 394) are lost when the runtime is overwritten with the runtime
> from rsync.
> Not using the runtime from rsync at all also misses some updates.
> Any thoughts on how to solve this? One option would be to build vim
> from Mercurial (http://vim.googlecode.com).

I also agree that building from Mercurial might be our best bet here.
The vim PKGBUILD is crazy complex as it is, and switching to Mercurial
snapshots is probably a cleaner idea.

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