[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: vim-7.3.003-1
Fri Aug 20 13:03:00 GMT 2010
On Aug 20 13:53, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> * Corinna Vinschen (Fri, 20 Aug 2010 10:24:33 +0200)
> > On Aug 19 15:17, David Rothenberger wrote:
> > > On 8/19/2010 11:54 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > > I have updated the version of vim on cygwin.com to 7.3.003-1.
> > > >
> > > > This is an update to the new upstream version 7.3, including the
> > > > first three patchsets. Cygwin Vim builds from the vanilla sources.
> > >
> > > After updating, /usr/bin/vi no longer exists. Is this intentional?
> > No. If you look into the vim-7.3.003-1 tar archive, you'll see that
> > there's still a symlink called vi:
> > bash$ tar tvjf vim-7.3.003-1.tar.bz2 usr/bin
> > drwxr-xr-x corinna/vinschen 0 2010-08-19 13:24 usr/bin/
> > lrwxrwxrwx corinna/vinschen 0 2010-08-19 13:24 usr/bin/vi -> vim-nox.exe
> > -rwxr-xr-x corinna/vinschen 2084 2010-08-19 13:23 usr/bin/vimtutor
> > lrwxrwxrwx corinna/vinschen 0 2010-08-19 13:24 usr/bin/ex -> vim-nox.exe
> > -rwxr-xr-x corinna/vinschen 13838 2010-08-19 13:24 usr/bin/xxd.exe
> > -rwxr-xr-x corinna/vinschen 1548814 2010-08-19 13:23 usr/bin/vim-nox.exe
> > I don't know why it disappeared for you.
> Weird. On two installations (Windows XP and 2008 R2) "vi" and "ex"
> exist. On my main Windows 7 it's gone (not that I ever used "vi" for
> "vim"). I got a warning during setup that setup.exe could not unpack
> these files because they were "in use" (but they weren't) and after
> clicking on "retry" the installation continued.
> In setup.log.full I can see:
> unlink F:\cygwin\bin/vi
> unlink F:\cygwin\bin/ex
> Installing file cygfile:///usr/bin/vi
> io_stream::mklink (cygfile:///usr/bin/vi->cygfile://vim-nox.exe)
> Installing file cygfile:///usr/bin/ex
> io_stream::mklink (cygfile:///usr/bin/ex->cygfile://vim-nox.exe)
> ...but that's excactly what I see on the two other installations, too.
> The only difference I can see is that the other installations are on a
> NTFS volume and this on is FAT32.
Strange. I just created a FAT32 partition on W7 and did a base install
including vim. Then I started setup again and reinstalled just the vim
package. That worked fine as well. So it has nothing to do with the
FS, nor with the OS.
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