120622Re: A short question about gVim
- Feb 1, 2011Hi Tony :)
2011/2/1 Tony Mechelynck <antoine.mechelynck@...>:
> On 01/02/11 11:27, Raúl Núñez de Arenas Coronado wrote:THANKS! Looks like it is *exactly* what I need :) I thought that Steve
>> I'm lost in Windows, I must confess...
> The "unofficial reference" for Vim on Windows is the "Vim without Cream"
> distribution, downloadable from http://sourceforge.net/projects/cream/files/
> (click "Vim") and maintained by Steve Hall;
only maintained the Cream version, so I didn't even look at it.
> Or you could, of course, compile your own version, keeping the sourcesI was tempted to build my own version, as I do on Ubuntu, but setting
> up-to-date with Mercurial or TortoiseHg (which is a GUI interface to
> Mercurial for use on Windows), then following
> http://users.skynet.be/antoine.mechelynck/vim/compile.htm -- but considering
> Steve's excellent distribution, this is only necessary if you want a
> different (probably smaller) featureset than the one he chose to include.
up a building environment in Windows is much more time-consuming than
doing the same in Ubuntu (where "time" is almost-zero). It is just not
worth the pain, and the precompiled version will work for me, I'm
Thanks a lot, Tony, you saved me a ton of time :)
Raúl Núñez de Arenas Coronado
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