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Andrew Gaffney pisze:
> Brent Baude wrote:
>> Andrew Gaffney wrote:
>>> Kamil Górnik wrote:
>>>> I suffer lack of vi (vim) on stage3 since ever. It's not a big
>>>> binary and still there are those who prefer vi to nano.
>>>> Every time I install gentoo the first time I need to do after
>>>> setting up the system is emerging vi before emerge -Du world.
>>> We will *never* include vim instead of nano, simple because
>>> *everybody* can use nano, which many people have no fscking clue how
>>> to use vim. I've been a linux user for almost 8 years, and I've never
>>> learned how to use vim. We also will not include *both* packages,
>>> because that would bloat the stages unnecessarily.
>>> Just because you prefer vim instead of nano doesn't mean we should
>>> use it. There are many aspects of the release where somebody thinks
>>> that *their* preference is the correct one. It usually isn't :P
>> I've heard this numerous times. And Andrew is correct in that stage 3
>> should not ever include vim. That said, how about a static version of
>> vim that could hang out somewhere and be brought down and used quite
>> easily. I'll leave it to ya'll to figure that one out.
> The busybox binary included in the stage3 has vi support built-in. If
> you really want to use vi, you can just do 'busybox vi /path/to/file'.
ok, last response settles the matter for me :) I was required to learn
vi at university and just got used of it. I'm just unabled to use
anything apart of vi... And there's no need to start a war because of it ;)
Binary static version would require preparation for many ~archs... Once
busybox has vi support we can 'EOF' this thread.
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