[arch-general] reconfiguring vi to work like it did before the last update?
magnus at therning.org
Mon Jul 13 04:19:22 EDT 2009
On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 8:00 AM, David C.
Rankin<drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
> One are where I can use help is vi configuration. With the latest updates to vi and I guess readline, vi behaves very differently than it did just before the update. Specifically, the screen flashes white/black when the cursor is in column 1 if a left cursor is pressed or if vi toggles itself out of input mode.
> How can I get rid of the flashing and get rid of vi taking itself out of input/replace mode when it gets to column 1?
> The current behavior is better than when I first tried it several weeks ago, but it is still way different from any vi I have used before. Anybody got a handy reference for handling vi changes in the latest version?
Is it vi or vim?
What terminal are you running it in?
I run vim (7.2.65-1.1) in either gnome-terminal or xterm and I have
none of these issues.
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