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Re: Installing VIM installs lots of other stuff
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at freemail dot ru>
- To: Rick Patterson <rick dot patterson at hotmail dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 8 May 2013 22:43:59 +0400
- Subject: Re: Installing VIM installs lots of other stuff
- References: <SNT141-W436E16463FEAE334F9CE8186BB0 at phx dot gbl>
- Reply-to: Andrey Repin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
Greetings, Rick Patterson!
> I am wondering why installing VIm installs so many other things: After
> doing a default install of Cgwin, and then not finding VIm, I added VIM to
> the install as well, but found it greatly increased my Cygwin install as follows.
> Dependencies listed to be installed:
> After vi install: 439 M, 19349 files, 1941 folders
> Before vi install: 275 M, 11602 files, 921 folders.
> Change to get vim: 164 M, 7747 files, 1020 folders
> %Change to get vim: +60%M, 66.7%files, +110% folders
> So, my Cygwin gets 60% bigger just to install VIm?
That's the price for the job well done.
Jokes aside, do you really need it installed, if you're that worried about
used space? There's tons of more useful editors for Windows.
Andrey Repin (firstname.lastname@example.org) 08.05.2013, <22:43>
Sorry for my terrible english...