On Fri, 2004-04-02 at 16:39, Ben Armstrong wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-04-02 at 10:18, Elias Pschernig wrote:
> > I just checked the archives, and found the announcement of the debian
> > package:
> > http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=3351613&forum_id=12287
> I'm sorry. That URL doesn't work for me. I get a sourceforge error
> page back that says:
> Forum not found
> Cut-and-paste error on your part?
Hm, strange.. I got the link by clicking on the link on the bottom of
every page, then on Archives, then on October 2003. Now it doesn't work
anymore. Seems a temporary error on SF.
> > So, there actually is a package - it just wasn't updated yet this year
> > and I stopped using it when newer versions got available on
> > cream.sf.net..
> When I say I don't think there is a package, "in Debian" is implied. I
> mean when I type "apt-cache search cream" I don't see it. If there is a
> package maintained outside of Debian, that's a different matter. Please
> provide a URL, as it may be of interest.
Yep, it was linked to from the ML archive above:
> > Heh, I'll never understand the efficiency and power of a modal editor.
> > With cream, I never have to change modes, so I'm always more efficient
> > since I save the mode changing work ;)
> Clearly I have my own bias. And so far as Debian Jr. is concerned, I
> can provide that bridge, but nothing forces anyone to cross it. :)
> > Anyway, it would be great if there was a package so I could get the most
> > recent working cream out of Debian, like it is for all other
> > applications I'm using :)
> I have one concern about packaging cream for Debian: how will I handle
> system-wide vs. user configuration? I only have cream working right now
> so that all scripts are in my personal $HOME/.cream directory, and have
> no experience with a system-wide installation. I'm sure if I take on
> the task, I'll be able to figure it out, though.
That's handled by the package above, and also explained in the cream
FAQ. Basically, just set some environment variables. Personally, I'm
> cat /usr/local/bin/cream
export VIMINIT='source /usr/local/share/cream-0.28/.vimrc'
exec gvim "$@"
Elias Pschernig <elias@...>