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RE: Looking for a gooood port of VI for cygwin...
- To: cygwin <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: RE: Looking for a gooood port of VI for cygwin...
- From: TOMMY REYNOLDS <tommy dot reynolds at adtran dot com>
- Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2000 09:39:56 -0500
FYI: The UNIX tarball for VIM compiles OOB if done from the "/unix"
subdirectory, not the "/win32" one.
> From: Corinna Vinschen[SMTP:email@example.com]
> Reply To: cygwin
> Sent: Thursday, 29 June, 2000 09:17
> To: Michael H. Warfield
> Cc: cygwin
> Subject: Re: Looking for a gooood port of VI for cygwin...
> "Michael H. Warfield" wrote:
> > >
> > How about VIM? <www.vim.org>
> > It's now my preferred flavor of vi on both Unix (*BSD and Linux)
> > and on Windows. Their site includes Windows binaries. It supports
> > syntax highlighting, multiple windows, multiple undo/redo, and works
> > cscope as a few of it's optional enhancements.
> Which all is supported on both, Windows _and_ U*X (as far as color is
> supported by the terminal/terminal emu).
> The Windows port on their site is plain Win32. No Cygwin support. This
> is only supported by Cygwin ports like the above on ftp.franken.de.
> > Other than the multiple redo/undo, I'm unaware of any
> > differences between pure vi and vim.
> > Pure vi uses 'u' to undo and 'u' again to redo for a single
> > undo. VIM uses 'u' to undo and '^r' to redo and you can undo and redo
> > multiple levels.
> For purists:
> :set compatible
> Corinna Vinschen
> Cygwin Developer
> Cygnus Solutions, a Red Hat company
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