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27583Re: Win32 6.1a default cd change

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    Mar 1, 2002
      Walter Briscoe wrote:

      > I apologise if this has been reported or is documented and I have not
      > found it.
      >
      > In 6.0, starting vim with a command like:
      > vim a:\b\c\d.e sets the current directory and device to a:b\c and opens
      > d.e. vim a:/b\c\d.e leaves the directory and device unchanged.
      > In 6.1a, both commands behave in the same way. Was this intended? Why?
      >
      > [The reason for the implicit cd is that vim may be opened from a
      > shortcut or by other devious means and no useful directory is then
      > available. Any such filename uses '\\' as a directory delimiter and
      > never uses '/']

      For me it still works like you describe for Vim 6.0. I don't see
      something relevant that changed. I can't guess why it works differently
      for you... Have you compiled Vim yourself perhaps? Which version are
      you talking about anyway, console or GUI?

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