Re: nvi 1.34-7 now available
Ian Murdock writes ("Re: nvi 1.34-7 now available"):
> 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.
Bill has made ex a primary too; that seems to be right.
> 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.).
I think that would be confusing.
> 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
> priority 0.
Why don't we just arbitrarily say that priority 100 is the "default",
and have the other packages use numbers up to 100 ?
Then nvi gets 100, and we have plenty of space for other clones.
I could make negative priorities possible.