In article <200203012147.g21Llkr05729@...
> of Fri, 1 Mar 2002
22:47:46 in , Bram Moolenaar <Bram@...
>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?
When I repeated the work this morning, I was unable to reproduce the
problem. Please put it down to finger trouble!