Possible vim bug
Mon Dec 7 18:06:15 GMT 2020
I have been experiencing an issue where I’m trying to format columns in vim
using: :*%!column –t*, which had been working great.
At some point I had to update Cygwin, and (not correlating it to a possible
update issue, until recently) found that this command has been returning
“shell returned 127” error.
Today, I tested whether this command would work on a server (with a version
of mlos), and found that it worked.
The version of vim on my server is considerably older than my Cygwin
Is there a way to either back-rev vim further (if an old install repo
existed, that would be ideal), or someone review what was updated to make
vim not happy with the column command?
I also compared both versions of the column command, and they were the same
on both my server *and* my local workstion...thus my conclusion that this
seems to be a vim-related matter.
I was successful in back-reving to 8.1, simply because I had the previous
setup file for Cygwin, but older versions are a bit more difficult to
locate...and I'm doubtful that going back much further wouldn't cause
damage to my current setup.
More information about the Cygwin