elvis-tiny - Tiny vi compatible editor for the base system

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename elvis-tiny_1.4-24+b1_i386.deb
Package name elvis-tiny
Package version 1.4
Package release 24+b1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category devel::editor editors implemented-in::c interface::text-mode role::program scope::utility uitoolkit::ncurses use::editing works-with::text
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@debian.org>
Download size 52.78 KB
Installed size 128.00 KB
Elvis-tiny is based on a 1991 Minix version of elvis. You should install
another vi-editor (such as "vim", "elvis" or "nvi") if you want a vi
editor that is full featured and has no bugs.


Package Version Architecture Repository
elvis-tiny_1.4-24+b1_amd64.deb 1.4 amd64 Debian Main
elvis-tiny - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.3
libtinfo5 >= 6


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package elvis-tiny_1.4-24+b1_i386.deb
Source Package elvis-tiny

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install elvis-tiny deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install elvis-tiny




2016-11-11 - Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@debian.org>
elvis-tiny (1.4-24) unstable; urgency=low
* remove bin/vi wrapper, incompatible with / + /usr merge (closes: #540928,#813857)
* Depends instead of Pre-depends for ${shlibs:Depends} (closes: #827006)
2012-06-30 - Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@debian.org>
elvis-tiny (1.4-23) unstable; urgency=low
* convert to new source format
* convert to debhelper
* fix some more gcc warnings
* link with -ltinfo instead of -lncurses
* change maintainer email address to debian email address
2008-04-30 - Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
elvis-tiny (1.4-22) unstable; urgency=low
* make window-resizing work (closes: #168231)
* use sigsetjmp/siglongjmp so that jumping out of a
signal handler sort of works (it's a bad idea anyway) (closes: #161734)
2008-04-19 - Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
elvis-tiny (1.4-21) unstable; urgency=low
* Honour DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS debug and nostrip (closes: #436816)
2005-11-26 - Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
elvis-tiny (1.4-20) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix overflow in command line processing (closes: #203258).
Note that elvis-tiny is riddled with strcpy's and fixing all of them
would be a major undertaking akin to a rewrite.
* Disable CTRL-Z as elvis-tiny has no suspend support
(closes: #136862, #206518)
2005-10-05 - Andrew Pollock <apollock@debian.org>
elvis-tiny (1.4-19) unstable; urgency=low
* QA Group upload orphaning this package
* debian/rules: invoke dpkg-gencontrol with -isp
* debian/control: rephrase package description synopsis
2005-09-11 - Axel Beckert <abe@deuxchevaux.org>
elvis-tiny (1.4-18.1) unstable; urgency=low
* 0-day NMU from the QA meeting.
* Correcting conflicting types for 'malloc' (closes: #258640)
* Replacing "gcc" with "$(CC)" for being able to cross-compile
(closes: #285295)
* Removing obsolete code for /usr/doc support (closes: #254913)
2002-01-23 - Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
elvis-tiny (1.4-18) unstable; urgency=low
* Include string.h in tmp.c to solve prototype problem on
64-bit platforms (closes: #124028)
* tmp.c: fix problem where a TAB expanded exactly at the right margin
and screen drawing was wrong (closes: #79385)
* Set LC_ALL=POSIX in debian/rules
2001-11-28 - Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
elvis-tiny (1.4-17) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove empty /usr/doc directory from package (closes: #121549)
2001-10-05 - Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
elvis-tiny (1.4-16) unstable; urgency=high
* Change arguments to ln -sf in postinst (closes: #100283,#112124)
* Small adjustements for complete migration to termios
instead of termio (closes: #106099)

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