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139916Re: Vimdiff, version 7.4 on Windows 7

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  • Ben Fritz
    Nov 14, 2013
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      On Thursday, November 14, 2013 11:31:14 AM UTC-6, Ben Fritz wrote:
      > On Wednesday, November 13, 2013 9:48:35 PM UTC-6, Michael Chu wrote:
      > > I had the same problem as "star...@..." after installing Vim on my work laptop running Windows 7, and the solution posted by the user worked for me.
      > >
      > > It was the default _vimrc that I modified to get vimdiff to work properly.
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      > The dosinst.c file creates the default _vimrc file, and contains an issue where there is an old workaround for calling an external program at a path containing spaces. But this old workaround fails with the new default value of shellxquote from the middle of the 7.3 patches. It needs an update.
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      > For now you can remove the logic to add an extra pair of quotes around the entire command, or temporarily set shellxquote to empty inside that function and restore it at the end of the function.

      I think this patch fixes the installer.

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