[CentOS] vi defaults in 6.x

Mon Aug 20 11:19:04 UTC 2012
Joerg Schilling <Joerg.Schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de>

Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:

> Am 20.08.2012 13:07, schrieb Joerg Schilling:
> > 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.
> you are aware that you are posting to the CENTOS-list?

Of course

> the topic is about "vi default in CENTOS 6.x" so what

You seem to missunderstand that there is a program called "vi" and another 
program called "vim". 


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