[CentOS] vi defaults in 6.x

Mon Aug 20 11:07:03 UTC 2012
Joerg Schilling <Joerg.Schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de>

Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com> wrote:

> On 08/16/2012 04:55 PM, SilverTip257 wrote:
> > vi is generally a symlink to vim these days.
> Actually, it's a shell alias.  And then, only if "vim" is installed, 
> which it isn't in some configurations.  IIRC, desktop systems have him 
> by default, but server installations do not.

It is neither a symlink nor a shell alias - execpt maybe for platforms that
for some reason don't include vi.

vi is OSS and the OSS vi is fully POSIX compliant.

and BTW: vi does not read .vimrc but .exrc


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