Installs or compiles/installs vim.
- Ubuntu/Debian (source installs on Ubuntu 16.04 fail due to a vim bug)
- openSUSE / SUSE Linux Enterprises
- Chef 12.1+
Default recipe attributes
node['vim']['extra_packages']- An array of extra packages related to vim to install (like plugins). Empty array by default.
node['vim']['install_method']- Sets the install method, choose from the various install recipes. This attribute is set to 'package' by default.
Source recipe attributes
node['vim']['source']['version']- The version of vim to compile, 7.4 by default.
node['vim']['source']['checksum']- The source file checksum.
node['vim']['source']['dependencies']- These are the non rhl specific devel dependencies for compiling vim.
node['vim']['source']['centos_dependencies']- These are the rhl and centos specific dependencies needed for compiling vim.
node['vim']['source']['prefix']- This is the path the vim bin will be placed, it's
node['vim']['source']['configuration']- If you prefer to compile vim differently than the default you can override this configuration.
recipe[vim] to your run list or include the default recipe with
include_recipe 'vim' in a recipe that is in your run list.
This uses the value of the attribute
node['vim']['install_method'] which by default is package.
If you would like to install additional vim plugin packages, include their package names in the
node['vim']['extra_packages'] attribute. Verify that your operating sytem has the package available.
If you would rather compile vim from source, as the case may be for centos nodes, then override the
node['vim']['install_method'] with a value of
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