alternatives for /usr/bin/vim

Stefano Zacchiroli zack at
Fri Oct 21 07:27:04 UTC 2005

On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 10:24:35PM +0200, Norbert Tretkowski wrote:
> I found a problem when upgrading vim-common:
> dpkg: error processing vim-common_6.4-001+2_all.deb (--install):
>  trying to overwrite `/usr/share/vim/gvimrc', which is also in package vim-python

What did you use to upgrade?

I used aptitute and everything went fine (I guess due to the conflict
from vim to vim-variant <= ... which in turn should need vim-common to
be deinstalled before installing the new version).

> Looks like vim-common needs to replace vim-variant <= 6.4-000+1 (when
> we add your modifications to the 6.4-001+1 upload).

Anyway you're right, the replaces is needed, will do.

Stefano Zacchiroli -*- Computer Science PhD student @ Uny Bologna, Italy
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