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Re: [PATCH 1/2] Distribute vim syntax highlighting

From: Jose E. Marchesi
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] Distribute vim syntax highlighting
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2021 15:15:40 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> Distros may have a problem with this if they distribute a recent enough
>> version of vim.  In case we install the vim files, we need a configure
>> flag to disable it.
> I'll try to add a way to disable it.


>> Also, what about the concerns I raised about the layout of the installed
>> files?
> I think those are answered here:
> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/poke-devel/2021-03/msg00107.html
> In short: That layout is very Debian specific and depends on a 
> third-party-tool.
> Debian should be capable of adapting the normal paths to their setup.
> Also the normal paths still do work on Debian.

Oh I somehow missed that email!

We should definitely use the standard install locations.  As you say,
Debian and other distros will probably have a way to build the packages
in a way the files end in their respective expected locations.

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