Re: Help! how to check viminfo for errors?
>> What version of Vim is running? I suppose you're not in a position toVim 6.4 is pretty ancient. The bug may well have been fixed, though I
>> run a different version, either?
> Currently he is running vim 6.4 on a SunOS 5.9 machine. I tried the
> sunfreeware binary for vim 7.3, solaris 7 -- on his machine, but this
> version of vim seemed to have problems drawing the screen and
> understanding termimfo.
can't quickly spot a patch that addresses it. I haven't heard it
reported for more recent versions, though.
It's strange that Vim 7.3 isn't working well with the terminal. Maybe
$TERM is set wrongly or Vim is compiled to use the wrong ncurses or
terminfo library or something. I don't see any reason a more recent Vim
should work less well in this regard than an older one. It would surely
be better to get Vim 7.3 working than to struggle with an ancient
> Does my friend quit vim when quickly logging out of his remoteI didn't expect he would do it deliberately. I wondered if perhaps the
> connection? - No he does not.
connection just dropped out from time to time though, and caused the
P.S. I don't know how you're writing your mails, but they keep appearing
as new threads, rather than replies to older messages, which makes the
conversation somewhat hard to follow. If you're able to reply to an
existing message in the conversation, it would be easier.
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