Vim and Cygnus

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Thu Jun 1 07:19:00 GMT 2000


On Thu, Jun 01, 2000 at 04:48:41PM +0530, Shiv Kumar wrote:
>Hi
>
>I tried using this script for invoking vim, so that it understands Cygwin paths
>:-
>
>#!/bin/sh
>echo $* | xargs -n1 cygpath -w | sed -e 's#\\#/#g' | xargs  vim -T win32
>
>Two problems :
>
>  1. It is very slow. That I can understand because so many things are done
>     before Vim is actually invoked.
>
>  2. Two, Vim is complaining, 'Vim: Warning : Input is not from a terminal'.
>     Also, Vim takes much time to respond to first keystore (for eg, ':' takes
>     almost 30 seconds to appear). Subsequent keystores are fine.
>
>Any help?

Yes.  Use a cygwin version of vim.

cgf

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