Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#5131 closed enhancement (invalid)

Create symlinks to vim 6 and vim 7

Reported by: Adek336 Owned by: nobody
Priority: low Milestone: R1
Component: Applications/Command Line Tools Version: R1/alpha1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All

Description

When installing the Vim (version 7) optional package, the version 6 binary is still available (as /bin/vim), although version 7 (/boot/common/bin/vim) takes precedence in binary search path.

This gives an opportunity to create symlinks /bin/vim6 -> /bin/vim (in any Haiku build) and /boot/common/bin/vim7 -> /boot/common/bin/vim (shipped with the vim 7 optional package).

Otherwise, people won't know that they have both versions.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by siarzhuk

AFAIK it was decided to remove the vim sources from the Haiku source tree and replace it with nano as command-line editor. So in the future only one version of vim will be shipped with the system. From other side, the current state of Haiku is "the development platform", and developer usually know what he has on his system.

In my opinion we cannot spent any effort on implementing such temporary solution. But this is a point of discussion, of course. ;-)

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by Adek336

Yea, if vim6 is supposed to go then there's no need for version-symlinks.

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by axeld

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

Indeed.

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