Re: 6.0t breaks crontab -e (now getting offtopic)
- On Fri, Feb 02, 2001 at 11:58:01AM +0100,
Bernhard Rosenkraenzer <bero@...> wrote:
>It's sane if there really are both of them. It's not if there's only vi.
> On Fri, 2 Feb 2001, Thomas Köhler wrote:
> > What I always wanted to ask in this respect: Doing a default install of
> > RedHat 6.2, vim-minimal gets installed. Now, I hit "vim" and get
> > "command not found", so I enter "vi", and :ver says... "hey, it's vim".
> > That's just annoying!
> I think this is the only sane thing to do - having a /bin/vi that is vim
> stripped down to be little more than old vi (features=tiny) and a
> /usr/bin/vim as a fully featured editor (from vim-enhanced) seems sane to
Why not symlink vim to vi then?
And of course, you could as well just let vim-minimal conflict with
vim-enhanced (that's what package management is for), so if you install
vim-enhanced, vim-minimal gets removed first. vim-minimal contains both
vi and vim (the later being a symlink to the first), and vim-enhanced
contains both (vi being the "minimal" version, vim being the enhanced
> I've always been in favor of moving vim-enhanced to the default~> emacs
> installations, but some <puke>emacs</puke> freaks are blocking that idea.
zsh: command not found: emacs
Of course, this is not a default installation (and, to be honest, it's
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- Bernhard Rosenkraenzer wrote:
> > > When using vim 6.0t with "crontab -e", crontab holds the fd of the tmpHmm, only in the tiny version... Ah, 'backupskip' isn't included then.
> > > file, and compares the result of fstat before and after; vi unlinks the
> > > old file and writes a new one.
> > Hmm, I thought I fixed that. And for me it works fine.
> Not working on Red Hat Linux 7.
> > Did you change any of the options? Specifically 'backupskip'. Or is your
> > $TMPDIR not set to /tmp?
> No special options, no tampering with backupskip, no odd $TMPDIR.
Include this patch, then it should work:
*** feature.h~ Tue Jan 30 14:47:58 2001
--- feature.h Fri Feb 2 12:54:58 2001
*** 387,395 ****
! * +wildignore 'wildignore' option
! #ifdef FEAT_NORMAL
# define FEAT_WILDIGN
--- 387,396 ----
! * +wildignore 'wildignore' and 'backupskip' options
! * Needed for Unix to make "crontab -e" work.
! #if defined(FEAT_NORMAL) || defined(UNIX)
# define FEAT_WILDIGN
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