Re: bug? vim --serverlist starts vim normally
- On Sat, Jan 04, 2003 at 08:29:35PM +0100, Bram MOOLENAAR wrote:
>But only if X can be contacted (in 'nix)?
> Ricardo Signes wrote:
> > More importantly (imho), :help clientserver should explicitely state that
> > only gVim can be a server. While most of the example commands are gVim, the
> > terminal command is vim. I know why it works, etc, but it makes things
> > unclear.
> The console Vim can also become a server. It's not done by default
> though, you need to pass the --servername argument.
Now I'm really confused! I think this is a documentation shortcoming.
Throwing an error under the initially described condition sounds good, but I
think the documentation is the bigger problem. I guess I didn't realize until
now that without X11, there is no unix clientserver for Vim.