55641RE: The list on vim-patches page
- Dec 13, 2009Around Sunday, December 13, 2009 2:53 PM, Tony Mechelynck wrote:
> On 13/12/09 23:07, Suresh Govindachar wrote:vimGDB is the specific one I am not sure about -- for a long
>> It would help if the items listed on the "vim-patches" page
>> mentioned any restrictions on OS
> It would, though in some cases it's quite obvious from the
> "Using Vim as editor within MS Visual Studio" is useless without
> MS Visual Studio (which I suppose means MS-Windows) while vimGDB
> means yu debug with gdb (and probably compile with gcc) which
> can mean either a Unix-like installation (including, I presume,
> Mac OS X), or MinGW or maybe Cygwin on a W32 system. Similarly,
> "Console cygwin Vim using W32 clipboard" is quite obviously for
> one particular platform only.
> Apart from the three above-mentioned patches, I expect that the
> other ones on that page are probably OS-agnostic (but I could be
> wrong). If there are any more restrictions, I agree that the
> patch descriptions ought to mention them.
time, it was only for true unix systems (not mingw, not cygwin,
/perhaps/ not even for "unix within windows via virtual-wares
such as VMWare"). Has this changed?
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