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Re: PATCH: Startup value for v:register

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    ... Thanks. David, can you verify this doesn t break the yankring plugin? -- Space is big. Really big. You just won t believe how vastly hugely mind-
    Message 1 of 5 , Sep 27, 2011
      Ingo Karkat wrote:

      > >> Hello Vim developers,
      > >>
      > >> The current discussion about v:register and "unnamedplus" reminded me of
      > >> a patch I had sent some time ago. It used to be in the todo list, but
      > >> apparently isn't any more. (Maybe it was accidentally removed when Bram
      > >> accepted another related same-day patch from me.)
      > >>
      > >> To recap, I'd like to improve the help text for v:register and correct
      > >> the edge case of v:register value immediately after startup. Old message
      > >> and revised help text suggestion below.
      > >
      > > Please make this patch against the latest version. I did include some
      > > of it.
      > Ah, sorry. It's hard to keep up with the runtime updates, as you do them
      > in batches, not atomic commits referencing the patch or origin. I'm fine
      > with the updated help text, so there's only the issue of the initial
      > (empty) value of v:register immediately after startup. Granted, it's an
      > edge case that only occurs when the very first command given is a custom
      > normal mode mapping that uses v:register, but a bug nonetheless. This
      > patch, updated against 7.3.322, fixes it.

      Thanks. David, can you verify this doesn't break the yankring plugin?

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