[maemo-users] Missing vim features in Maemo Extras

From: Andrew Flegg andrew at bleb.org
Date: Sun Jan 11 18:12:58 EET 2009
On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 12:10 AM, Marius Gedminas <marius at pov.lt> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 01:32:15AM +0200, Marius Gedminas wrote:
>> The vim package from Maemo Extras (7.0-0maemo1) lacks some of the
>> features I've just discovered that I really need.  One of them is
>> Unicode support, which, considering that UTF-8 is the Maemo native
>> encoding, really should be there.
>> Please, whoever maintains it (Jaffa?), could you build a 7.0-0maemo2
>> version with --enable-multibyte passed to ./configure?

Will do. I know there were a couple of vim ports floating around and I
think mine only got as far as extras-devel (of course, someone else
could've promoted it).

I had intended to add a menu entry to start it in X Terminal before
pushing it out, but never got around to it.

> While at it, it might be worthwhile to switch the upstream tarball URL
> to point to vim-7.2.tar.bz2.  It has a couple of hundred bugfixes since
> 7.0 was released.

No problem. Of course, patches to the mud file would be welcome ;-)




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