I really like the version/set-up of
vim that is included with Debian 9 server.
This is not the same question as Ubuntu 16.10 repository providing vim 8. I am not asking about how to get Vim 8 on Ubuntu 16.04.
I am asking how I can get the specifically modified version of Vim 8 available on Debian running on Ubuntu 16.04.
Downloading the binaries from here resulted in a whole mess of dependencies and conflicts.
dpkg-buildpackage: source package vim dpkg-buildpackage: source version 2:8.0.0197-4+deb9u1 dpkg-buildpackage: source distribution stretch dpkg-buildpackage: source changed by James McCoy <email@example.com> dpkg-buildpackage: host architecture amd64 dpkg-source --before-build billd debian/rules build cp src/config.mk.dist src/auto/config.mk cp: cannot stat 'src/config.mk.dist': No such file or directory debian/rules:269: recipe for target 'src/auto/config.mk' failed make: *** [src/auto/config.mk] Error 1 dpkg-buildpackage: error: debian/rules build gave error exit status 2
There's also no makefile to run when running the normal
make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
How can I find or compile this modified version of vim that will run on Ubuntu 16.04?