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

Jeremy Katz katzj at redhat.com
Tue Jan 15 16:25:33 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 14:39 +0100, Karsten Hopp wrote:
> 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.

Conflicts make the user experience of installing software incredibly
painful.  You end up in the dialog hell of "which option do you want"
between options which are largely the same.  As an end-user, how would I
conceivably know the "right" thing to pick between vim-X11 and

Just say no to conflicts.


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