[Bug 788] New: Incorrect description of /usr/bin/vi symlink.

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Sat Mar 20 11:24:22 PST 2004


http://bugs.linuxfromscratch.org/show_bug.cgi?id=788

           Summary: Incorrect description of /usr/bin/vi symlink.
           Product: Linux From Scratch
           Version: 5.0
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: trivial
          Priority: P5
         Component: Book
        AssignedTo: lfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
        ReportedBy: winkie at linuxfromscratch.org
         QAContact: lfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org


The text describing the /usr/bin/vi -> vim symlink says "Vim can run in
old-fashioned vi mode by creating a symlink".  This is a flat-out lie.  Vim
doesn't care if it's called as vi or vim, it's backward compatibility is
determined _only_ by "set nocompatible" in /etc/vimrc.



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