Vimium on Chromium on FreeBSD

Chip Camden sterling at
Fri Nov 5 17:41:39 UTC 2010

Quoth Chad Perrin on Thursday, 04 November 2010:
> On Thu, Nov 04, 2010 at 02:25:23PM -0600, Chad Perrin wrote:
> > 
> > Vimium is one of several Chromium extensions that provide some vi-like
> > keybindings, and arguably the one with the best vi-like experience.
> > Unfortunately, it is not quite up to the standards of Vimperator on
> > Firefox, but it is definitely better than nothing.  Also unfortunately,
> > it does not install on FreeBSD in its current official form.  It only
> > produces an error.
> I figured out why the version of Chromium in ports does not support the
> URL scheme wildcard: that was a feature of the matches value that was
> added in Chromium v6.x.  Chromium is up to 7.x now, but the version in
> FreeBSD ports is still 5.0.x, so my ugly "fix" is necessary to make
> Vimium installable.
> -- 
> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]

Works for me.  Thanks, Chad!

Sterling (Chip) Camden    | sterling at | 2048D/3A978E4F |        |
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