90014Re: vim + xterm + gnu/screen question
- May 1, 2008On May 1, 9:29 am, Tony Mechelynck <antoine.mechely...@...>
> On 01/05/08 10:32, A.Politz wrote:I actually use console vim inside an xterm terminal. That's why I
> [...]> I think you are talking about 2 different things.
> > 1. Let vim survive a X shutdown.
> > 2. Let vim die gracefully, when X shuts down.
> Gvim will of course never survive an X server shutdown, but have you
> tried compiling with Gnome2? (i.e., --enable-gui=gtk2
> --enable-gnome-check). I have, and when closing down X from either the
> Gnome or the KDE winmanager (I use KDE) gvim saves its session
> transparently, and reloads it automagically at next X startup (see :help
> I know Bram has misgivings about the Gnome GUI but I've never
> experienced any Gnome2-specific problems in gvim.
> Best regards,
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thought my sessions should survive. The weird thing is that following
advice from this thread I tried starting vim with -X option in an
xterm inside screen and, for comparison, another vim session started
normally. I logged out of my DE and re-attached the screen session in
the linux console. Surprise, both sessions were alive. Now I don't
understand anything, this happened not once, but many times in the
past. So, who knows what was the real cause of my sessions dying...
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