53835Re: vimrc on windows
- Sep 29, 2004Hi Antoine,
> The VIM environment var should be the same for everyone ... Also,Hmm..., but :help $VIM (contained in :help starting.txt) is
> ... I recommend adding to your PATH the directory holding vim.exe
> and/or gvim.exe ... See :help starting.txt ...
contradicting you: The environment variable "$VIM" is used to locate
various user files for Vim, such as the user startup script
".vimrc". ... You can use this to make Vim look in a specific
directory for its support files. Example: setenv VIM /home/paul/vim
Furthermore: The variable $HOME is IMHO not "vim specific" enough. I
want all the numerous files (and the user specific vimfiles-tree) in
a directory called `vim´ somewhere in %USERPROFILE% or %HOMEPATH%.
Setting $VIMRUNTIME to the PATH is not necessary because the vim
installer gvim6?.exe puts some BAT files in the %windir% path.
Certainly, I can set the PATH and then delete some of the BAT files,
but why should I do this?
But anyway: If you can give me an example of something that doesn't
work with my (certainly non standard) configuration, then I will
belief you ;-) I am just happy with my vim environment at the
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