vi manpage (another stab)

Stefan Krah sfk1 at
Tue Jan 28 02:53:44 PST 2003

* Gerard Beekmans <gerard at> wrote:
> It could get touchy. Symlinks for sure are not an option. The gzip problem 
> mentioned earlier is one reason. The other problem: what if you go install 
> the real vi program at some point. It'll probably overwrite the vi.1 man page 
> but it's a link to vim.1 so you end up loosing your vim man page. That ain't 
> good.

During vim installation a couple of symlinks are created:

ex.1 -> vim.1
rview.1 -> vim.1
rvim.1 -> vim.1
view.1 -> vim.1

Just mention it in case you want to get rid of all symlinks here. (ex.1
might be created when installing the real vi, but I'm not sure.)

Stefan Krah
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