vim-minimal annoyance

Csaba Raduly rcsaba@gmail.com
Tue Jun 18 07:29:00 GMT 2013


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.

Csaba
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