11196Re: Problem with BufRead and system()
- Feb 5, 2010On Feb 4, 2010, at 3:30 PM, björn wrote:
>Did you set the autocommand calling system() before using :grep? I use:
> On 1 February 2010 19:17, Israel Chauca Fuentes wrote:
>> I attached some files that I used to grep for 'macOS'. When I try with multiple files (*.tcl), a swap file is created for end.tcl, but when I grep start.tcl only no swap file is created.
> I've tried ":grep 'macOS' *.tcl" and ":grep 'macOS' start.tcl" (after
> issuing the :au command). Both finish more or less instantaneously
> without any problems.
:au BufRead *.* echo system('date')
> Could it be that you've installed some otherSeems to be the original grep, grep --version reports "GNU grep 2.5.1", but the problem persists even if I set grepprg to use ack, which was the tool I was using when this started.
> grep program that causes this problem? (Mine is the one that came
> with OS X 10.6.2.)
>Nope, I have to killall -9 Vim or force quit from the Activity Monitor.
> When the window "freezes" can you "unfreeze" it by pressing Ctrl-C?
> How about if you press Cmd-. (this sends SIGINT to the Vim process)?
>Yes, there is no problem with that. Since this only happens on the GUI, I also tried changing the renderer but it doesn't change anything.
> Have you tried using :vimgrep instead?
Well, if nobody else can reproduce it, it might well be something on my system that's responsible for this. I'll have to wait until I make a fresh system install to test that.
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