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Re: VIMRC Initialization Sequence

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  • David Reviejo
    ... See ... -- David
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 2, 2003
      * Jerry Lam <booksforsale4a@...> [031102 21:20]:
      > I'm interested in understanding how VIM initializes. I downloaded the
      > vimconfig package and has it properly setup. However, I'm curious on how it
      > works. Let say, right now my .vimrc is pointed to the new .vimrc in
      > vimconfig by symlink. However, I don't understand why VIM still be able to
      > locate the share vim directory /usr/share/vim/vim62 and also it is able to
      > load all scripts in the new directory. I'm just curious about the sequence
      > how VIM goes to each file and how it understand the directory structure and
      > execute the script in that sequence.

      See
      :h initialization

      --
      David
    • Antoine J. Mechelynck
      ... see ... (The output of :version includes a list of standard locations for some configuration files). Regards, Tony.
      Message 2 of 3 , Nov 2, 2003
        Jerry Lam <booksforsale4a@...> wrote:
        > Hi everyone,
        >
        > I'm interested in understanding how VIM initializes. I downloaded the
        > vimconfig package and has it properly setup. However, I'm curious on
        > how it works. Let say, right now my .vimrc is pointed to the new
        > .vimrc in vimconfig by symlink. However, I don't understand why VIM
        > still be able to locate the share vim directory /usr/share/vim/vim62
        > and also it is able to load all scripts in the new directory. I'm
        > just curious about the sequence how VIM goes to each file and how it
        > understand the directory structure and execute the script in that
        > sequence.
        >
        > Thanks for your advice!
        >
        > Jerry

        see
        :help startup
        :help $VIM
        :help $VIMRUNTIME
        :version

        (The output of ":version" includes a list of standard locations for some
        configuration files).

        Regards,
        Tony.
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