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Re: Updated: vim-6.2-1
- From: "Brett Serkez \(cygwin\)" <cygwin at serkez dot net>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2003 20:36:07 -0400
- Subject: Re: Updated: vim-6.2-1
- References: <20030601193755.GD875@cygbert.vinschen.de>
Looks like this version of vim doesn't have GUI support compiled in.
Are there any plans to build GUI support so that vim -g works on Cygwin?
Brett C. Serkez
----- Original Message -----
From: "Corinna Vinschen" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2003 3:37 PM
Subject: Updated: vim-6.2-1
> I've updated the version of vim to 6.2-1.
> This version is an update to the today's release of Vim 6.2.
> It should be available on the mirrors within a few hours. Like previous
> versions it's build with multibyte editing support but without any
> interpreter support.
> The official release message:
> Announcing: Vim (Vi IMproved) version 6.2 - the Amiga memorial edition
> Author: Bram Moolenaar et al.
> This is a bugfix release of Vim. Since Vim 6.1 hundreds of reported
> problems have been fixed. Also included are new and updated syntax
> files, translated menus and messages.
> The main new features are:
> - Support for GTK 2. (Daniel Elstner)
> - Support for editing Arabic text. (Nadim Shaikli & Isam Bayazidi)
> - ":try" command and exception handling. (Servatius Brandt)
> - Support for the neXtaw GUI toolkit (mostly like Athena). (Alexey Froloff)
> - Cscope support for Win32. (Sergey Khorev)
> - Support for PostScript printing in various 8-bit encodings. (Mike Williams)
> Once you have installed 6.2 you can find details about the changes
> since Vim 6.1 with ":help version-6.2". There is a long list of fixed
> What is Vim?
> Vim is an almost 100% compatible version of the UNIX editor Vi. Many new
> features have been added: Multi level undo, syntax highlighting, command line
> history, filename completion, block operations, etc. Those who don't know Vi
> can probably skip this message, unless you are prepared to learn something new
> and useful. Vim is especially recommended for editing programs.
> Vim runs on almost any Unix flavor, MS-DOS, MS-Windows 3.1, MS-Windows
> 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP, OS/2, Atari MiNT, BeOS, VMS, RISC OS, Macintosh and
> For more information, see http://www.vim.org. This is also a great place
> to find Vim tips and scripts!
> Where to get it
> Information about which files to download for what system:
> All files can be found below these directories:
> A list of mirror sites can be found here:
> An overview of the files:
> unix/vim-6.2.tar.bz2 sources + runtime files, bzip2 compressed
> unix/vim-6.2-rt1.tar.gz runtime files part 1
> unix/vim-6.2-rt2.tar.gz runtime files part 2
> unix/vim-6.2-src1.tar.gz sources part 1
> unix/vim-6.2-src2.tar.gz sources part 2
> unix/vim-6.1-6.2.diff.gz diff between 6.1 and 6.2
> extra/vim-6.2-extra.tar.gz extra files
> extra/vim-6.2-lang.tar.gz multi-language files
> extra/vim-6.1-6.2-extra.diff.gz extra files diff
> extra/vim-6.1-6.2-lang.diff.gz language files diff
> doc/vim62html.zip help files converted to HTML
> pc/gvim62.exe self-installing, includes all runtime files
> pc/vim62rt.zip runtime files (all of them)
> pc/vim62lang.zip files for translated messages and menus
> pc/gvim62.zip GUI binary for Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP
> pc/gvim62ole.zip GUI binary with OLE support
> pc/vim62d16.zip 16 bits real mode - works on any system
> pc/vim62d32.zip 32 bits protected mode - needs 386 and DPMI
> pc/vim62w32.zip console version for Windows NT/2000/XP
> pc/vim62src.zip sources for PC (with CR-LF)
> amiga/vim62rt.tgz runtime files (always needed)
> amiga/vim62src.tgz sources packed for Amiga
> (no binary yet, sorry)
> Mailing lists
> For user questions you can turn to the Vim mailing list. There are a
> lot of tips, scripts and solutions. You can ask your Vim questions, but
> only if you subscribe. See http://www.vim.org/maillist.php. An archive
> is kept at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/vim.
> If you want to help Vim development or get the latest patches, subscribe
> to the vim-dev mailing list. An archive is kept at
> Subject specific lists:
> Multi-byte issues: vim-multibyte http://groups.yahoo.com/group/vim-multibyte
> Macintosh issues: vim-mac http://groups.yahoo.com/group/vim-mac
> Reporting bugs
> Send them to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Please describe the problem precisely.
> All the time spent on answering mail is subtracted from the time that is
> spent on improving Vim! Always give a reproducable example and try to
> find out which settings or other things influence the appearance of the
> bug. Try starting without your own vimrc file: "vim -u NONE -U NONE".
> Try different machines if possible. See ":help bugs" in Vim. Send me a
> patch if you can!
> If something needs discussing with other developers, send a message to the
> vim-dev mailing list. You need to subscribe first.
> Happy Vimming!
> To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
> the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
> system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.
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