vi manpage (another stab)

Seth W.Klein sk at sethwklein.net
Sat Jan 25 12:36:51 PST 2003


jsmaby at virgo.umeche.maine.edu wrote:
> 
> Rather than make a symlink for the manpage, I suggest something like:
> echo ".so man1/vim.1" > /usr/share/man/man1/vi.1
> This way, one can gzip all their man pages without worrying about
> attempting to gzip vim.1 twice (well, gzip just gives an error
> for symlinks, but they're still named incorectly after
> gzipping the file they point to).

I agree with this. The Manpage-HOWTO recommends it and gives a
more verbose explanation for the recommendation.

cheers,
Seth W. Klein
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