Subject: Re: vim pkg again
To: Antti Kantee <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/21/1999 09:54:43
	Conflicting packages are OK if the person installing packages is
	the one using them, but if someone is trying to set up a system
	for a number of people to use its more likely one will want
	the gui and one the text version...


On Mon, 20 Dec 1999, Antti Kantee wrote:

> On Mon Dec 20 1999 at 11:43:05 -0700, Tim Rightnour wrote:
> > one possible option.. would be to make them not conflict.. but install
> > binaries named "vim-gtk".  And supply a "vim" script that could call
> > the appropriate one.  Or possibly just naming them "vim" "gvim" "xvim"
> > ?
> That is possible also. It would require that for a gui and non-gui
> version of vim one would have to build vim twice. Also, one would not
> get the same behaviour as with non-pkgized vim, which starts non-gui
> version with 'vim' and a gui version with 'vim -g' or 'gvim', regardless
> of which widget set was used.
> > Just an idea..  Doesn't really matter to me either way.
> I'd rather try to avoid this unless there is someone to whom it actually
> matters ;)