Install Vim to /bin?

Gilles Espinasse g.esp at free.fr
Sat Feb 10 00:41:36 PST 2007


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Connolly" <robert at linuxfromscratch.org>
To: "Hardened LFS Development List" <hlfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Saturday, February 10, 2007 9:10 AM
Subject: Re: Install Vim to /bin?

> I copied vim, symlinked vi to it, in a chroot with just bash and
libraries,
> and both vim and vi work... they can create and edit plain text files,
> without any warnings or messages that anything is missing. The
/usr/share/vim
> directory is over 20 megs.. much of it is locales, and spell files. It's
too
> much to install to /etc/vim. We can't really expect locales to work
properly
> without /usr anyway.
>
Following vim compilation on IPCop, we only include vim, vi and root/.vimrc
and that just work.

Gilles




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