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

James Vega jamessan at debian.org
Wed Jun 3 07:31:02 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 09:05:26AM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 01:12:45AM -0400, James Vega wrote:
> > > I was assuming +cindent wasn't appropriate for -tiny, but if it's not too 
> > > much bigger, that would work as well.
> > 
> > I'd wager it's smaller than pulling in the indent package. ;)
> Recommending indent wouldn't add any size footprint.

True, but it still seems like trying to fit a square peg into a round

> If there is a setting that inhibit losing text, I'd consider the
> Recommend a better solution (unless of course +cindent is just a few
> Kb more).

I'm working on a patch to propose to Bram which will emit an error to
the user if Vim is built with -cindent and 'equalprg' isn't set.  I see
this as a better solution than Vim filtering the text through an
arbitrary and undocumented external program.

If he isn't amenable to that, then I guess I can settle for using

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