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Date: Mon, 03 Jul 2000 10:58:15 +0200
From: Corinna Vinschen <vinschen AT cygnus DOT com>
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To: Michael Ring <Michael DOT Ring AT T-Mobil DOT de>
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Subject: Re: VIM 5.7 package available for testing
References: <Re: VIM 5.7 p...( DDA:RFC-822=cygwin-apps-owner AT sourceware DOT cygnus DOT com; O=mb400; OU1=smtp-gwy; P=dtm; A=viat; C=de )> <ouh0msgdqojmqqcu70u58ppdbv7u2jk8lf AT 4ax DOT com>

Michael Ring wrote:
> /bin/vi should be a real executeable, not a symlink because it is in
> /bin and I am trying to have things as FHS 2.X compatible as possible.
> 
> So I would like to make /usr/bin/vim a link to /bin/vi.exe (Strange, I
> know;  but the reason for that is the RPM-Packaging with /bin/vi
> beeing a basic dependency and enhanced vim only beeing an addon.)

Personally I would prefer that `vim' is the executable because it
_is_ vim. `vi' is only the convenience thingy for those of us (like
me) who are used to use vi for years.

> I am at work right now and cannot access sourceware via scp; If things
> can wait till afternoon I will fix the package as soon as that I am

They can wait. Keep me informed as soon as you have copied it
to sourceware.

BTW: Thank you for providing vim. I'm using it since Saturday on my
Vaio and it works great in that termcap version.

Corinna

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Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Developer
Cygnus Solutions, a Red Hat company

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