125121Re: swap files reverting my work erroneously
- Aug 2, 2011On Tue, August 2, 2011 5:39 pm, Gary Johnson wrote:
> I often encountered that problem in situations where I didn't haveReally nice. I'll add that to my config.
> control over how Vim opened a file, so training my fingers wouldn't
> have helped. I often have several Vim instances open containing
> files I'm editing, so they have swap files. Then in one of those
> instances I'll use a tags command or a cscope command to find where
> a symbol is defined or used. If the symbol is in one of the files
> already open in a different Vim instance, I would get the swap file
> found error.
> I fixed that problem with the following SwapExists autocommand:
> if exists("##SwapExists")
> autocmd SwapExists * if v:swapcommand =~ '^:ta\%[g] \|^\d\+G$' |
> let v:swapchoice='o' | endif
> If the swap file exists and if the reason for opening the file is a
> tags or cscope command, the file is opened read-only.
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