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138294Re: Vim 7.3 - Odd behaviour with Log file ESC sequences

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  • Philip Rhoades
    Jun 24, 2013
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      John,


      John Little <John.B.Little <at> gmail.com> writes:
      > On Sunday, June 23, 2013 11:12:48 PM UTC+12, Philip Rhoades wrote:
      >> People,
      >>
      >> Vim is displaying the same file differently and behaving differently
      >> when the file is in different directories:
      >>
      >> In:
      >>
      >> rails_dir/rails_app/log/development.log
      >>
      >> Vim processes the ESC sequences as normal to give coloured text but
      >> the command "1G" does not work - but if I copy the file with "cp -a ":
      >>
      >> rails_dir/development.log
      >>
      >> the ESC sequences show up like:
      >>
      >> Connecting to database specified by database.yml
      >> ^[[1m^[[36m (0.1ms)^[[0m ^[[1mselect sqlite_version(*)^[[0m
      >>
      >> but the command "1G" works as expected. I have renamed .vimrc but the
      >> odd behaviour persists - what I am missing?
      >>
      >> what I am missing?
      >
      >
      > The output of
      >
      > :scriptnames
      >
      > can aid understanding in these situations. "normal" behaviour of vim
      > is to display escape sequences like
      > your second case, not the first; in that first case there must be a
      > script, or commands in a .vimrc, causing
      > the sequences to be interpreted; the one I know about is AnsiEsc.vim,
      > http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=302.


      The output of :scriptnames hereunder but I still don't understand - does
      it mean that one of those scripts is recognising the directory that the
      log file is in and causing Vim to change it's display of the log file?

      Thanks,

      Phil.

      1: /etc/vimrc
      2: /usr/share/vim/vim73/syntax/syntax.vim
      3: /usr/share/vim/vim73/syntax/synload.vim
      4: /usr/share/vim/vim73/syntax/syncolor.vim
      5: /usr/share/vim/vim73/filetype.vim
      6: ~/.vim/ftdetect/ruby.vim
      7: /usr/share/vim/vim73/ftplugin.vim
      8: ~/.vim/plugin/AlignMapsPlugin.vim
      9: ~/.vim/plugin/AlignPlugin.vim
      10: ~/.vim/plugin/DirDiff.vim
      11: ~/.vim/plugin/NERD_tree.vim
      12: ~/.vim/plugin/Tabular.vim
      13: ~/.vim/plugin/cecutil.vim
      14: ~/.vim/plugin/filetype.vim
      15: ~/.vim/plugin/matchit.vim
      16: ~/.vim/macros/matchit.vim
      17: ~/.vim/plugin/netrwPlugin.vim
      18: ~/.vim/plugin/netrwclean.vim
      19: ~/.vim/plugin/rails.vim
      20: ~/.vim/plugin/voom.vim
      21: /usr/share/vim/vim73/plugin/getscriptPlugin.vim
      22: /usr/share/vim/vim73/plugin/gzip.vim
      23: /usr/share/vim/vim73/plugin/matchparen.vim
      24: /usr/share/vim/vim73/plugin/netrwPlugin.vim
      25: /usr/share/vim/vim73/plugin/rrhelper.vim
      26: /usr/share/vim/vim73/plugin/spellfile.vim
      27: /usr/share/vim/vim73/plugin/tarPlugin.vim
      28: /usr/share/vim/vim73/plugin/tohtml.vim
      29: /usr/share/vim/vim73/plugin/vimballPlugin.vim
      30: /usr/share/vim/vim73/plugin/zipPlugin.vim


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      Philip Rhoades

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      Australia
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