minor bug: wrong symlink in /etc/alternatives/editor
mdz at canonical.com
Mon Oct 4 19:30:49 CDT 2004
On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 12:35:32AM +0200, Jens W. Klein wrote:
> while using svn (subversion) i hit a minor configuration bug:
> svn uses /usr/bin/editor, and:
> /usr/bin/editor symlinks to /etc/alternatives/editor
> /etc/alternatives/editor symlinks to /usr/bin/vim
> but /usr/bin/vim doesnt exist.
> i created a symlink from usr/bin/vim to usr/bin/vim.org myself.
> but i guess this should be done automatically on a user-friendly system
> like ubuntu should become.
This was a bug in older versions of the vim package. You must have, at some
point, installed vim-gnome, vim-python or similar, and then removed it (the
packages didn't clean up after themselves properly).
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