[CentOS] vi defaults in 6.x

Mon Aug 20 16:10:31 UTC 2012
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 10:43 AM, Joerg Schilling
<Joerg.Schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de> wrote:
> People who use the vi however complained that vim is not fully vi compatible and
> that they prefer to have a real vi under the name "vi". People who prefer vim
> could still call vim.

My complaint that started this thread turns out to be not so much
about vim not being vi compatible when executed with the vi name as
that non-root users get a default alias of vi='vim', with surprising
results.   Even though they are both part of the vim package, they act

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com