Bug#527744: vim-common: too many localized manpages

Jakub Wilk ubanus at users.sf.net
Fri May 8 19:24:30 UTC 2009

Package: vim-common
Version: 2:7.2.148-2
Severity: normal

vim-common installs three versions of each localized manual page. Such 
extravagance is unnecessary[1] and confuses some tools[2].

[1] see Debian Policy 12.1
[2] see http://bugs.debian.org/505561

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
   APT prefers unstable
   APT policy: (900, 'unstable'), (500, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.29-1-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=pl_PL.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages vim-common depends on:
ii  libc6                         2.9-10     GNU C Library: Shared libraries

Versions of packages vim-common recommends:
ii  vim                          2:7.2.148-2 Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editor
ii  vim-gtk [vim]                2:7.2.148-2 Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editor -

vim-common suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

Jakub Wilk

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