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136265Re: Using vimdiff for merging with Unison File Synchronizer

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  • Ben Fritz
    Feb 19, 2013
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      On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 7:08:21 AM UTC-6, erwin.g...@... wrote:
      > Hi
      > The File Synchronizer Unison has the possibility to merge two versions of a file both of which have been changed. Unison is perfect for use in a shell, so using it with vim as the merging tool would be perfect, too. The problem is that using a simple
      > "vimdiff CURRENT1 CURRENT2"
      > just does not start vim. The two best links regarding this are the following:
      > http://trembits.blogspot.co.at/2010/02/merging-unison-conflict-with-vim.html
      > http://hash-bang.net/2009/08/ia-merging-unison/
      > Their solutions are workarounds, one starts a screen-Session, the other uses gvimdiff. But it would be better to have it working directly in the terminal session.
      > So my question is, does anybody know what kind of problem this is?
      > I've tried some options like -debug or -V, but there is no possibility to get more information out of it.

      Maybe vimdiff is an alias which is not being used, or a script not on the path, or something like that?

      Try vim -d CURRENT1 CURRENT2 to launch Vim in diff mode a different way.

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