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Re: Vim running in subshell with limited features

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  • Gary Johnson
    ... Did you check that the output of :version is the same from Vim running in the subshell as from Vim running in the login shell? I m wondering if the Vim
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 1, 2011
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      On 2011-06-01, feebleuser wrote:
      > When running VIM from a subshell (ksh Version AJM 93t+ 2010-02-02) I am
      > unable to use features like visual block or screen splitting.
      >
      > However, if I run VIM from the login shell these features work fine.
      >
      > What about running VIM in a subshell might cause these features to not work
      > properly?
      >
      > Apologies if this question has previously been answered. My search didn't
      > turn anything up...

      Did you check that the output of :version is the same from Vim
      running in the subshell as from Vim running in the login shell?
      I'm wondering if the Vim running in the subshell is the small or
      tiny version that Red Hat installs as /bin/vi.

      Regards,
      Gary

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