"Mac Vim Support (Axel Kielhorn)" wrote:
> At 9:06 Uhr -0400 2001-10-03, Benji Fisher wrote:
> > According to the docs, the default value of the 'runtimepath' option
> >depends on the $VIM environment variable. However, changing $VIM does not
> >seem to change the default:
> >:let $VIM = "some/other/path"
> >:set rtp&
> >does not do what I would like. Can this be changed?
> I'm not sure $VIMRUNTIME will be updated when $VIM is changed, but ...
This is different from the 'runtimepath' option.
> > Background: The Mac port of Vim 6.0 does not set $VIM as I would like.
> >(It is set to path/to/vim/vim60 instead of path/to/vim .)
> It is set correctly, when you set up you folders correctly.
> Ok, that was a bad decission not to adhere to the Unix filesystem
> layout when starting to use Vim on the Mac.
> When using "/path/to/vim/vim60/Vim 6.0" $VIM will be set to
> /path/to/vim, instead of "/path/to/vim/vim 6.0".
> This means it doesn't find its vimrc anymore because it is looking
> for /path/to/vim/vimrc now.
This is the opposite of what I see. I want $VIM to be set to
/path/to/vim, but it is set to /path/to/vim/vim60/vim 6.0.
> Maybe when switching to 6.0 we should finally use the normal layout.
> I'm sure the MacOSX users will agree.
I am in favor of this!
BTW, I have been unable to download Vim 6.0 from your i-disk. The
problem may be at my end, but please check that the file is not corrupted.
P.S. redirecting to vim-mac from vim-dev