Bug#531647: vim-tiny: should depend on indent

James Vega jamessan at debian.org
Wed Jun 3 04:30:05 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 08:30:52PM -0400, Geoffrey Thomas wrote:
> If you try to reindent a line in vim-tiny with the '==' keystroke, it  
> fails with the error "/bin/bash: indent: command not found". Worse, since 
> the indent command didn't produce any output, it deletes the line you  
> tried to indent.

Arg.  That's rather annoying, especially since the implicit filtering
through indent doesn't seem to actually be documented.  I'd rather it
just complained about not having that feature.

> So, vim-tiny should Depend or at least Recommend indent, so that 
> indenting lines works.
> More featureful versions compile with +cindent or +smartindent, which  
> bring in the "internal formatting program" that ':help =' discusses, so  
> this isn't an issue there.

I'll take a look at enabling +cindent or +smartindent (hopefully the
former) instead.

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