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Re: vim-minimal annoyance
- From: Csaba Raduly <rcsaba at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2013 09:06:23 +0200
- Subject: Re: vim-minimal annoyance
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On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 2:54 AM, Shaun Fielder wrote:
>> As Larry stated, the latest release of vim-minimal uses virc instead of
> vimrc (as done on Fedora), so this should no longer be an issue.
> Sure, now if I upgrade an existing installation and then type 'vi' - I won't
> see any errors. Great.
> However, I'll be left wondering why it isn't working like I'd normally
> expect. This is more subtle and arguably worse.
> If I have the full-featured vim installed, then I expect vi ==
> full_featured_vim. This is how it has always been.
> I guess I'll just have to resign myself to creating an alias (vi=vim) on
> every install...
Maybe there should be a "vi-as-vim" package which contains nothing but
the vi->vim symlink.
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