Re: What is the best way to install vim 8.1 on stretch?
- Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:55:52 +0100
- From: john doe <johndoe65534@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: What is the best way to install vim 8.1 on stretch?
On 11/15/2018 10:14 AM, Shane Dev wrote:
> I have a fresh install of Debian stretch including the relatively old vim
> 8. There is no vim version in stretch-backports. One solution is to
> download the latest source from vim.org and build it on my pc but then I
> would lose the benefits of apt package management. I could also add the
> testing repositories to my apt configuration files and install the vim from
> there. What is the recommended approach?
Given that vim 8.1 is available in buster (1) you could use apt-pinning
(2) to download it.