[lfs-support] Vim Early in Ch. 6

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Oct 14 18:08:06 PDT 2013

Dan McGhee wrote:
> I'm getting lazy in my old age and want to edit files while I'm working
> my way through Ch. 6.  Package users employs a build.conf in each users
> home directory.  The options for configure, make and install are entered
> here--along with other options.  To make this a little easier I'd like
> to use Vim right away in Ch. 6.  The section on it didn't have any
> dependency info.  Will I be screwing anything up or making my build
> harder if I install it before I get started?

Just build vim at the end of chapter 5.

./configure --prefix=/tools
make install

After you create the main directories, create /etc/vimrc according to taste.

   -- Bruce

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