vimtutor and it's manpage

James Vega jamessan at
Wed Feb 22 00:38:42 UTC 2006

On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 07:26:01PM -0500, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 07:21:53PM -0500, James Vega wrote:
> > lintian.  I noticed a commit message saying that the move to vim-runtime
> > was intentional.  Should we move the manpage there as well?  What was
> > the reason for the move to vim-runtime?  I couldn't find that.
> The reason of the move was that vimtutor is arch independent while the
> previous package who owned it (vim-common IIRC) was Architecture:any.

vim-common is Arch: any.  I don't know that it was different before-hand
but if that was the only reason, I think we should move vimtutor back to

> > Also, the description of vim-common and vim-runtime need to be updated
> > if vimtutor is to stay in vim-runtime.  Currently vim-common says it
> > contains vimtutor.
> Yep, it should be updated.
> Good to hear that you're packaging vim7, how does the work proceed?

It's going well. I think I have useable packages now.  I just installed
them on my system.

> I'm
> interested in it. Are you working in the vim7 branch (or dir, dunno) of
> our svn repository? Do you need help?

I'll be committing my work to the vim7 directory in the next couple of
days.  I'll be trying to keep it in sync with changes to our normal vim
package.  Quilt is making this quite easy. :)

GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan at>
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