Re: RFC: vim default GUI

From: Adam Weinberger <adamw_at_adamw.org>
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2021 19:59:37 -0600
> On Aug 2, 2021, at 19:49, Christopher Hall <christopherhall.hsw_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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?

Yes. The basic `vim’ port will always contain the complete console vim, with all the runtimes and accoutrements. All that I plan to change for vim-console is the name.

# Adam


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Received on Tue Aug 03 2021 - 01:59:37 UTC

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