Bug#345765: make gvim configurable via update-alternatives ?

Soeren Sonnenburg bugreports at nn7.de
Tue Jan 3 11:34:25 UTC 2006

Package: vim
Version: 1:6.4-006+1
Severity: normal

when one selects vim.basic in update-alternatives but still wants to use
gvim as the gnome-text-editor then vim complains that it has no GUI built-in
so I guess the solution would be to either set gvim to some vim that has
a GUI enabled at compiletime or also make it configurable via

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (700, 'stable'), (650, 'testing'), (600, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: powerpc (ppc)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.15-rc6-sonne
Locale: LANG=en_US.ISO-8859-15, LC_CTYPE=en_US.ISO-8859-15 (charmap=ISO-8859-15)

Versions of packages vim depends on:
ii  libc6                        2.3.5-10    GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libgpmg1                     1.19.6-21   General Purpose Mouse - shared lib
ii  libncurses5                  5.5-1       Shared libraries for terminal hand
ii  vim-common                   1:6.4-006+1 Vi IMproved - Common files
ii  vim-runtime                  1:6.4-006+1 Vi IMproved - Runtime files

vim recommends no packages.

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