vim package issue

Justin C. Sherrill justin at
Wed Mar 18 06:25:20 PDT 2009

On Wed, March 18, 2009 5:01 am, Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote:
> Sascha Wildner wrote:
>> Justin C. Sherrill schrieb:

>>> You are right - the man pages come from editors/vim-share, but the
>>> editors/vim package only installs vim, rvim, and rview.  A few seconds
>>> of
>>> browsing doesn't show them anywhere else.  martti at is the
>>> maintainer.  You can mail him directly, or use NetBSD's send-pr to put
>>> in
>>> a GNATS bug report.  I'm not sure how you do the latter.
>> Hmm, maybe we should install the vim-share package to the DVD as well
>> then.
> we do I guess - no vim without vim-share.

It looks like an error in packaging, which is why it goes back to the
package maintainer.  Vim has roughly a zillion patches (well, OK. 
Currently 18) added in, so I'm not surprised if something was overlooked.

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