Re: nvi 1.34-7 now available
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 95 22:17 BST
From: Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Ian Murdock writes ("nvi 1.34-7 now available"):
> nvi (1.34-7):
> * Use `update-alternatives' to update the ex and vi links.
Ian, can you tell us whether you've made the `ex' link a slave of the
`vi' link, or arranged for them both to be primary links, and what
priority number(s) you used ?
I arranged for both of them to be primary links. Should ex be a slave
to vi? I most cases, I suppose, they are the same binary.
Oh, and I used priority 30.
BTW, a suggestion wrt priority numbers--we should consider making the
lower numbers the highest priorities (i.e., the highest priority would
be 0; 10 would be a higher priority than 20; etc.). By doing this, we
could centrally specify one specific package as the "default". In the
case of vi, the centrally-specified default is nvi, which could have