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

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Tue Jan 15 18:52:23 UTC 2008

Till Maas (opensource at till.name) said: 
> On Tue January 15 2008, Till Maas wrote:
> > On Tue January 15 2008, 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.
> >
> > Ah, the only possible problem I can think of would be that an "update" from
> > vim-enhanced to vim-X11 may not be possible. It should be possbile to do
> Using alternatives would make it easier for users in another case, too. When 
> someone wants to remove X11 from a default Fedora install ans still keep his 
> favourite editor. Then one could install both vim-X11 and vim-enhanced and 
> after removing X11, vim-enhanced would be still there.

Define 'X11'. You can remove the servers just fine.


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