Re: RFC: vim default GUI

From: Christopher Hall <christopherhall.hsw_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2021 09:49:34 +0800
Hello Adam,

On Mon, 2 Aug 2021 16:18:22 -0600, Adam Weinberger <adamw_at_adamw.org>
wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 2, 2021 at 11:58 AM Pete Wright <pete_at_nomadlogic.org>
> wrote:
> 
> >
> > would the idea be to deprecate the "vim-console" port?
> >  
> 
> The idea is that the `vim-console' package would become just `vim',
> and the current `vim' would become `vim-gtk3'. The `vim-tiny' package
> would stay as-is. So the vim package will depend only on exctags and
> the default language bindings (currently perl, ruby, and py3). Only
> the -xyz packages will carry X dependencies.

I currently install vim-console for the xxd program which I use in some
scripts. Will is still get installed?

> 
> Frankly, I think it's highly, highly unlikely that anybody actually
> uses the ruby or perl bindings. I'm contemplating taking RUBY and
> PERL out of OPTIONS_DEFAULT, and I doubt anyone will notice (they'll
> remain as available configurable options).
> 
> # Adam
> 
> -- 
> Adam Weinberger
> adamw_at_adamw.org
> https://www.adamw.org


-- 
Best Regards.
Christopher Hall.
Received on Tue Aug 03 2021 - 01:49:34 UTC

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