When I first picked up vim I dealt with plugin functionality by hand. I have no idea how I did this, as doing it manually now seems insane. No doubt it was because I didn’t have many plugins.
Recently, however, I’ve been seeing people start recommending
vim-plug. It looked virtually identical
to vundle. The biggest differences were
Plug 'user/repo' instead of
:PlugInstall instead of
:PluginInstall. Not worth
switching for this, even if vim-plug was a better designed tool.
changed my mind. He outlines several strong reasons, the most compelling of
which is the fact that Vundle is no longer being maintained by gmarik, its
creator. I’d had
fzf.vim using vim-plug already, even
though I was using Vundle for the vast majority of my plugins. Coming across
this post gave me a good reason to cleanup my
vimrc and rely solely on
This commit shows the steps I took to migrate to vim-plug. So far so good.