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Re: Odd :ver behavior in RH 8.0

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    ... This is weird. I can t explain it. Did you try removing -O2 from the compilation, in case it s the gcc optimizer problem again? -- The term free
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 30, 2002
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      Aric Blumer wrote:

      > I can reproduce this problem in a fully patched vim61 that I compiled as
      > well as the RPMs at nirvani.org:
      >
      > In a large gvim window with greater than 36 lines, when I enter :ver,
      > the information is displayed, then there is a beep, then it disappears.
      > If I make the number of lines 36 or less, it doesn't do it (I correctly
      > get the "Hit enter or command" message). The beeps are caused by the
      > cursor being moved down and reaching the end of the file. It seems to be
      > related to the number of pixels rather than number of lines, because
      > changing the font size changes when the problem occurs in terms of text
      > lines.
      >
      > Also, one more oddity: If I cover a large portion of the gvim window
      > with another one, it behaves correctly. If I bring the gvim window to
      > the top without resizing it, the problem occurs again. Looks like it
      > might be a GTK problem--it never happens in a console with the same
      > binary.
      >
      > Before I investigate more, can anyone reproduce this?

      This is weird. I can't explain it. Did you try removing "-O2" from the
      compilation, in case it's the gcc optimizer problem again?

      --
      The term "free software" is defined by Richard M. Stallman as
      being software that isn't necessarily for free. Confusing?
      Let's call it "Stallman software" then!
      -- Bram Moolenaar

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