A look at Gentoo 2004.2
Posted Aug 5, 2004 19:09 UTC (Thu) by tomalok
Parent article: A look at Gentoo 2004.2
vi (well, vim, actually) is available on the 2004.2 x86 minimal install cd, although once you chroot you can't reach it any longer.
the author mentions "emerge vim" as a solution, but for quicker gratification, before doing the chroot (and after untarring the stage archive)...
cp -a /usr/bin/vi* /mnt/gentoo/usr/bin
cp -a /usr/lib/libgpm* /mnt/gentoo/usr/lib
...then vi will be there for you after you chroot.
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