[Fedora-packaging] Re: Should vim-X11 conflict with vim-enhanced ?

Casey Dahlin cjdahlin at ncsu.edu
Tue Jan 15 15:35:16 UTC 2008

Karsten Hopp wrote:
> Hello,
> Till proposed in bugzilla #311061 to use alternatives in vim-enhanced 
> and vim-X11 so that
> both of them can provide /usr/bin/vim. His reasoning as that when gvim 
> gets started as vim
>  (via a symlink) it opens the text mode vim with the additional 
> benefit of xterm clipboard support.
This can be turned on in vim-enhanced just by adding a few flags to the 
spec. It seems not to cause any trouble without an X server too. I've 
done it on RHEL.
> I agree with the /usr/bin/vim stuff, but I think a better solution 
> would be to add a conflict between
> vim-X11 and vim-enhanced. vim-enhanced is only of use on systems 
> without X11/gtk. On all other
> systems vim-X11 can provide the same (and more) functionality as 
> vim-enhanced.
>   Karsten
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