How to set editor like VIM in cygwin with and with GUI ?

Chris Faylor
Tue Jun 20 21:24:00 GMT 2000

On Wed, Jun 21, 2000 at 04:09:47AM +0000, Joey Yue wrote:
>I am using cygwin 1.1.0 in Win2000 Professional, and just tried to look for 
>editor like VI or Emacs. I found out VIM and installed VIM today. However, I 
>don't know how to set VIM in cygwin edit WITH GUI(GVIM) and WITHOUT 
>Can anyone show me what changed do I have to make in .bashrc, cygwin.bat or 
>any related file to use VIM with and without GUI?
>Any file or program I need to in order to make the editor work?

That kind of information would be included in the packaging of whatever
you downloaded.

We don't yet offer vim as a standard part of a cygwin download so you'll
have to ask whomever you got this from how to do this.


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