Interactive Python programming in ... vi [was: Tab wars revisited]

Steve Lamb grey at
Mon Jul 19 18:37:29 CEST 2004

On 2004-07-19, G. S. Hayes <sjdevnull at> wrote:
> Typically?  I don't know.  Red Hat Linux (including Fedora and
> Enterprise Server) includes Python support in Vim by default in the
> regular vim package which installs as /usr/bin/vim (but not in the
> vim-minimal package which installs as /bin/vi).

    On Debian it is compiled in the vim-python package but not in the vim
package.  I don't believe either is installed by default so it is up to the
end user to choose which one he wishes installed.

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