Re: ae's vi attempt on boot disks stomps on real vi symlink
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Philip Hands <email@example.com> wrote:
>IMHO we were better of without this. I'd rather have a script saying:
> vi doesn't fit on the boot disks, you'll have to put up with "ae"
> for the install.
>The emulation is not close enough to real vi to make it worthwhile.
They always say "vi" is too big. I just recompiled elvis-1.4 in
small mode (for Minix, originally)
$ ll elvis
-rwxr-xr-x 1 miquels staff 67352 May 8 21:48 elvis*
And this is a _real_ vi! Do we have 66K left on the boot disks? Please?
| Miquel van | "I need more space" "Well, why not move to Texas" |
| firstname.lastname@example.org | "No, on my account, stupid." "Stupid? Uh-oh.." |
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