Package Details: vimpager-git 2.06.r367.g92242cf-1

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Package Base: vimpager-git
Description: A vim-based script to use as a PAGER - git checkout
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Licenses: custom:vim
Conflicts: vimpager
Provides: vimpager
Submitter: eworm
Maintainer: WorMzy
Last Packager: WorMzy
Votes: 7
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2013-04-05 06:38
Last Updated: 2019-12-20 22:22

Latest Comments

WorMzy commented on 2018-10-15 09:11

Looks like the fix got merged a couple of months ago:

So there is development happening, it's just coming in fits and bursts. I'll update the package shortly. Thanks for the heads up!

martyg commented on 2018-10-15 03:14

Hello. Building this package in a clean Chroot chokes on the pandoc patch. Removing the patch allows the build to complete. Resulting binary appears to work.

Is vimplayer still supported upstream? Superceded by newer/better package? There are 3yr old fixes pending in Git trunk, but no official release.

==> Starting prepare()... patching file Makefile Reversed (or previously applied) patch detected! Skipping patch. 2 out of 2 hunks ignored -- saving rejects to file Makefile.rej patching file scripts/pandoc-sh Hunk #1 FAILED at 33. 1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file scripts/pandoc-sh.rej patching file scripts/pandoc-sh ==> ERROR: A failure occurred in prepare(). Aborting...

lucc commented on 2016-09-13 14:24

There are some known bugs in vimpager with some shells (depending on which are installed). It might be nice to add "POSIX_SHELL=$(which bash)" to the make install step.

For more info see

bacondropped commented on 2016-09-11 16:58

Be advised, I've had an issue that basically renders all vimpager scripts non-executable (the installation process mangles up shebangs somehow), here's the upstream report:
If you have a similar issue, you might want to add 'git checkout 2.06' to pkgver() in the PKGBUILD.

UPDATE: As per that Github issue, this patch (tested and applied) hardcodes /usr/bin/bash as the shebang interpreter
UPDATE: Nevermind, the current git master now fixes this problem (as it turns out, it was a problem with busybox).

WorMzy commented on 2016-06-04 09:08

Please add 'git' to the makedepends array.

shubhamshuklaer commented on 2016-05-14 11:57

It would be better to use "git+https" Download agent instead of "git" in sources. Many times the port used by "git" protocol is blocked, but "https" is always open. The source line can be changed to

lucc commented on 2016-02-23 07:33

I suggest this patch to the PKGBUILD because I get an error during packaging if the license dir does not exist and I think the license should be in a dir corresponding to the program name, not the package name.

@@ -32,6 +32,7 @@ package() {

make PREFIX="/usr" SYSCONFDIR="/etc" DESTDIR="${pkgdir}" install

- ln -s "/usr/share/licenses/vim/license.txt" "${pkgdir}/usr/share/licenses/${pkgname}/license.txt"
+ mkdir -p "${pkgdir}/usr/share/licenses/${pkgname%-git}"
+ ln -s "/usr/share/licenses/vim/license.txt" "${pkgdir}/usr/share/licenses/${pkgname%-git}/license.txt"