Installing new versions of vim doesn't uninstall old versions

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu Nov 11 18:21:00 GMT 2010

On 11/11/2010 1:07 PM, Harrington, John wrote:
> I recently had a problem with vim that was the result of my unwittingly
> having two previous versions of vim in my /usr/bin.  Is it normal for the
> cygwin installer not to delete or clobber the previous versions?  I'm not
> sure what I did wrong, if anything, in updating my cygwin installation.

Probably just a local glitch.  We haven't seen other reports of this, though
that could just mean that no one else has noticed.

Larry Hall                    
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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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