1400Re: classic vi on panther
- Feb 1, 2004Culley Harrelson wrote:
> I would like to install a copy of classic vi on panther but I can't seem toThe original Vi is not available publicly. It is part of the "closed
> find it anywhere. I am having memory problems and sometimes for simple
> editing using vi rather than vim is faster. Fink doesn't have it... Anyone
> know where to find an old vi binary or source?
source" Unix. Someone mentioned Nvi, but that is a BSD
re-implementation of Vi with its own advantages and disadvantages.
You can compile a tiny version of Vim, main advantage is that it won't
use so many shared libraries (the GUI libraries use most of the memory).
A)bort, R)etry, B)ang it with a large hammer
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