Re: RFC: vim default GUI

From: Adam Jimerson <>
Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 12:14:46 UTC
On Monday, August 2, 2021 7:51:24 AM EDT Adam Weinberger wrote:
> My thought is to flavorize the port and make separate packages for each of
> the GUI toolkits: -console (TUI-only), -gtk3, -gtk2, -x11, -motif, etc. I
> would like to make -console the default, meaning that the DEFAULT vim port
> is console-only.
> This would be disruptive: the default package would no longer come with
> gvim!

I support this as well as long is it doesn't also affect other options needed 
for plugins and things to work, such as the new vim-console still keeps things 
like perl, python3, ruby, etc...

I personally never use gvim and so cutting down on some of the bloat if not 
desired by the user is good in my opinion.