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From: Chris Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2000 12:54:22 -0400
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Subject: Re: VIM 5.7 package available for testing
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In-Reply-To: <396055A7.40B903EA@cygnus.com>; from vinschen@cygnus.com on Mon, Jul 03, 2000 at 10:58:15AM +0200

On Mon, Jul 03, 2000 at 10:58:15AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>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.

If you make this a link, please make it a hard link.  Otherwise it won't
work outside of a cygwin environment.

cgf

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