Today’s topic is the first continuation of Distributing configuration files and as the title already denotes, it is concerned with Vim, specifically with using it in heterogenous environments (read: Linux and window$/Cygwin).
Unfortunately, the window$ version of Vim searches different paths for configuration files than the Linux version does. That means that even though there probably is a git version for window$, it won’t help us much as window$ doesn’t know softlinks. So we must use a little trick…
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After trying out Vim for about two months now, I gave a summary of what I like and dislike about it in the thread on the Arch linux forums I was talking about in an earlier post. As this thread still isn’t viewable for unregistered users, I’ll do my summary here as well.
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Having been an emacs user since the time I’ve first met linux, I always wondered why so many Arch users favor Vi(m). So I asked them. If you’re registered, you can find the forum thread on the Arch linux forums. Again, as it is an off-topic thread, unregistered users unfortunately can’t view it.