119939Re: vim --remote over ssh -X
- Jan 3, 2011Am 03.01.2011 12:01, schrieb Tony Mechelynck:
> On 03/01/11 10:42, Bastian Venthur wrote:[...]
>>> T'ain't a bug, it's a feature:[...]
>> I don't see how this is a feature. I can see the local gvim on my remote
>> machine and want to load a remote file in my local gvim. When I use gvim
>> --remote SOMEFILE on the remote machine, an *empty* file gets loaded on
>> my local gvim. So it seems that there is some connection between the
>> remote machine an my local gvim, but I actually expected that SOMEFILE
>> gets loaded in my local vim. Is this possible with the --remote option?
>>> To edit remote files in the local Vim, see :help pi_netrw.txt -- as
>>> apparently you know.
>> I really want to avoid that, since I don't want to browse the rather
>> complicated tree on the remote system within vim, but rather with ssh.
> Maybe I'm obtuse; but what's the problem with browsing the "ratherYeah, I know. I just happen to find it more convenient to browse the FS
> complicated tree" in a netrw directory window?
> gvim scp://user@remote/path/
with my shell and open files with gvim --remote as needed. The question
is still if the above behavior is a bug or not. Clearly gvim --remote
SOMEFILE does *something* with my local gvim but it does not load
SOMEFILE but an emtpy one. I think it is a bug but I'm not sure.
Bastian Venthur http://venthur.de
Debian Developer venthur at debian org
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