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Re: Differences with vim 7

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  • Robert Cussons
    ... Thanks very much to everyone who helped with this, I m afraid I chickened out in the end and asked the network administrator, he backported a vim 7
    Message 1 of 19 , Aug 1, 2006
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      Yakov Lerner wrote:
      > On 7/31/06, Robert Cussons <r.cussons@...> wrote:
      >
      >> <snip>
      >> >
      >> >
      >> > Are those two vims built with same GUI libraries ? I suspect
      >> > that they are build with different GUIs.
      >> > Can you send first 4 lines out :version output from each of two vims ?
      >> >
      >> > Yakov
      >> >
      >> > P.S. I remember that I had similar issue between one Qt-based
      >> > program and similar Xt-based program. I set same font for them two,
      >> > but they showed it rather differently. Maybe you'll want to rebuild
      >> > vim7 to use same GUI as your vim6.3. If you send first 4 lines from
      >> > both vims :version, we'll know which GUI they are both built with.
      >> >
      >>
      >> VIM - Vi IMproved 7.0 (2006 May 7, compiled Jul 31 2006 08:50:59)
      >> Included patches: 1-42
      >> Compiled by ...
      >> Huge version with X11-Motif GUI. Features included (+) or not (-):
      >>
      >> VIM - Vi IMproved 6.3 (2004 June 7, compiled Jul 30 2005 12:36:01)
      >> Included patches: 1-71, 81-82
      >> Compiled by ...
      >> Big version with GTK2 GUI. Features included (+) or not (-):
      >>
      >>
      >> Seems you have hit the nail on the head Yakov, how would I rebuild Vim7
      >> using your script but changing the GUI is it using the --configure
      >> options?
      >
      >
      > a) install package 'openmotif-devel' or (motif-dev or what's called)
      > b) ./vim7-install.sh ----enable-gui=motif
      >
      > Caution: you must make sure motif-dev is instaleld, first.
      >
      > Yakov
      >

      Thanks very much to everyone who helped with this, I'm afraid I
      chickened out in the end and asked the network administrator, he
      backported a vim 7 compiled with GTK2 GUI onto my machine, which has
      solved the problem.

      Many thanks again for all the help,
      Rob.
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