Re: PATCH: Startup value for v:register
- Ingo Karkat wrote:
> >> Hello Vim developers,Thanks. David, can you verify this doesn't break the yankring plugin?
> >> 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.
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