Just wanted to install vim - had to spend entire day building X11

RW rwmaillists at googlemail.com
Mon Jan 10 14:31:34 UTC 2011

On Mon, 10 Jan 2011 12:43:13 +0100
Tony Maserati <abletony84 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I hear that - but if I want gvim I'll install gvim. What it's doing
> here is installing something I didn't ask for, well actually, it's
> fooling me into giving me something I don't need.

It's not as if gvim is something separate. gvim is just a symlink to
vim that gets installed when vim is built with GUI support. 

It seems a sensible arrangement; desktops already have Xorg,
servers that have no need of it should have WITHOUT_X11 set globally.

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