Bug#365040: vim should update the vi alternative to use vim rather than nvi

James Vega jamessan at jamessan.com
Fri Apr 28 19:37:22 UTC 2006

On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 03:42:59PM +0200, Rafael Steiner wrote:
> Well, vim is not in the base-installation, thats ok and I can understand
> it. But if the user _has_ to install vim manually he certainly wants to
> use it as his default vi, so the vim package should set the vi
> alternative to vim. 

Currently, nvi uses a priority of 30 for its vi alternative.  I'm not
sure which other editors provide a vi alternative, but I expect that nvi
is our main competitor.  What do you think about having vim-tiny also be
at 31 and bumping the other priorities so vim starts at 40?

GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan at jamessan.com>
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