Vim segv'ing

Jeremy Hetzler jeremyhetzler@gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 22:28:00 GMT 2011


I have noticed this problem as well.

- "vi /etc/hosts": segfaults
- "vi /c/Windows/system32/drivers/etc/hosts": works
- "cd $HOME; ln -s /c/Windows/system32/drivers/etc/hosts foo; vi foo": works

I get similar behavior with the other symlinks in /etc.

CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW64 box 1.7.9(0.237/5/3) 2011-03-29 10:10 i686 Cygwin
Windows 7 x64

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Jeremy Hetzler
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On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 3:34 PM, Andrew DeFaria
<Andrew.DeFaria@tellabs.com> wrote:
>
> Just started happening recently:
>
> $ vi /etc/hosts
> :wq
> $ vi /etc/hosts
> :w
> Vim: Caught deadly signal SEGV
>
> Vim: Finished.
> Segmentation fault
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