137023Re: netrw copy fails, trouble installing v.147
- Apr 2, 2013On Apr 2, 5:30 pm, Paul wrote:
>On Apr 2, 2:15 pm, Charles Campbell wrote:OK, that was confusing. What I mean to say was that if netrw 147
>> Tony Mechelynck wrote:
>>> Vim's system files should be in c:/Program Files (x86)/Vim/vim73/
>>> aka $VIMRUNTIME -- c:/Program Files (x86)/Vim/vimfiles/ is
>>> $VIM/vimfiles/ which is where system-wide Vim "full-fledged
>>> script" customizations are kept.
>> Thank you, Tony -- I was going to check on that later when I have
>> access to a Windows box.
> Thanks for the clarification. I did indeed try unpacking netrw
> v.147 to both locations and confirmed that they were in each. I
> also confirmed that all files & directories were
> read/execute/accessible to all and that they were not user-specific
> virtual instantiations (a Windows 7 feature). In both cases, I got
> the same behaviour i.e. when I edited a directory, I got what
> appeared to be an empty file.
> On a separate matter, even if I got netrw 147 working on the
> computer for which I have admin privileges, it would not be a
> solution for the copying of marked files by the Windows-based gvim
> on the locked down computer (which is where I will be spending most
> of my time). There are barriers to getting anything installed
> there. Is there another avenue I can pursue for that scenario?
solves the problem on the unlocked-down machine, it requires an
upgrade of gvim itself. For the locked down machine, such an upgrade
would not be feasible in the near and medium term. I was wondering if
there was anything further I could try with the existing Windows-based
gvim, version 7.3 with patches 1-46 (version info in my original
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