[Slackbuilds-users] libfm requires the Vim editor!

Frank Gingras francois.gingras at gmail.com
Fri Mar 15 18:53:58 UTC 2013

On 3/15/2013 2:52 PM, Dario Niedermann wrote:
> Niki Kovacs <info at microlinux.fr> wrote:
>> I'd understand if it was a dependency on Emacs or some other kitchen
>> sink. But Vim, come on! It's not as if everything besides the kernel,
>> the C library and the shell of your choice is bloat...
> Not only Vim is an insanely bloated program, but it's not even
> Slackware's default vi-like editor (that would be Elvis).
> I think SBo should try to be useful to real-world Slackware users,
> not just the arguably small fraction that will install everything
> and the kitchen sink as though they were Ubuntu users. Especially when
> it's so easy to avoid an unreasonably bloated dependency like Vim.
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Come on. Vim is not "bloated", by any order of comparison.

And most folks install nearly every package (minus the kde / kdei packages).


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