Vim, Mintty, and mouse resizing no longer works.

Thomas Wolff
Sat Jul 11 11:59:00 GMT 2015

Am 11.07.2015 um 02:52 schrieb James Darnley:
> Hi Thomas
> Unfortunately I have a complaint to make.
> When using the latest Mintty release I can no longer use the mouse to
> resize split windows in Vim.  In 1.1.3, I can drag any window separator
> around to change the size of them.  In 2.0.2 Aim appears to interpret
> the mouse as trying to make a visual section in one window.
> I tried quickly to narrow down which commit might have introduced the
> problem using git bisect, unfortunately it was slowed down by some
> commits not compiling.  However it did lead to producing this message.
>> 4765275a7cfd9fadc74aedc1191de5390fa11c09 is the first bad commit
>> commit 4765275a7cfd9fadc74aedc1191de5390fa11c09
>> Author: Thomas Wolff <>
>> Date:   Tue Jun 16 14:45:20 2015 +0200
>>      fix restructuring
> If I checkout the commit immediately preceding this the mouse works as I
> expect.  I cannot explain why this might be the case as it looks like
> there are no relevant code changes in that commit.
> I will try to investigate some more but I wanted to let you know.
The commit you refer to did not change any actual code, so maybe 
something in the environment is involved.
Please describe a reproducible test case. How would you setup split 
windows in vim? How would you try to resize them?
Also, did you use one of the new mouse options, like MiddleClickAction?

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