[lfs-dev] Vim 7.3.xxx

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Sat May 19 09:57:42 PDT 2012


On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 09:19:10AM -0700, Fernando de Oliveira wrote:
> I am posting this to two lists because Vim is common to both. Of course, discussion and opinions, if any, could be different in each one.
> 
> While some softwares are rushing new versions even weekly, others stick to a "main" one and leave the minor versions/corrections in their repositories to be checked out with git or other softwares, and this is the case of Vim and MPlayer.
> 
> I have noticed that most distributions are changing to upgrade these more often, perhaps monthly.
> 
> Some examples with Vim:
> 
> *buntu                       7.3.429
> ArchLinux                  7.3.515
> Fedora                       7.3.515
> Gentoo                      7.3.515
> Mageia                       7.3.444
> Mandriva devel           7.3.486
> openSUSE Factory     7.3.456
> 
> Sometimes, they call it version 7.3 "correction-xxx".
> 
> MPlayer has already changed. What do you think about Vim in LFS and/or BLFS, with a monthly source in Anduin?
> 
 In LFS, even more than in BLFS, the preference has always been for
released software.  We discussed this for vim, probably in the last
year, and I thought that we concluded we were going to stick to
releases.

ĸen
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