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Re: [vox-tech] vim question
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Re: [vox-tech] vim question



I almost never use gvim so no. I was logged into a consule under 
X and used su to get root privledges. When I tested out the 
script it gave the error. I don't understand it either.

Rusty

On Tuesday 12 November 2002 04:47 pm, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> wierd.  i dunno.   one has nothing to do with the other.
>
> are you sure running vi is giving xlib errors?   are you using
> gvim?
>
> i can't think of any correlation that could possibly explain
> this...
>
> pete
>
>
> begin Rusty Minden <clownsinc@attbi.com>
>
> > I just tried this and it works, but it gives a strange
> > message
> >
> > Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> > Xlib: Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 key
> >
> > when in su mode. Why does it do that?
> >
> > Rusty
> > PS I was in su mode becouse I changed the /etc/vim/vimrc
> > file.
> >
> > On Tuesday 12 November 2002 12:52 pm, Peter Jay Salzman 
wrote:
> > > putting this in .vimrc does the trick:
> > >
> > >    " When editing a file, always jump to the last known
> > > cursor position. " Don't do it when the position is
> > > invalid or when inside an event " handler (happens when
> > > dropping a file on gvim).
> > >    "
> > >    autocmd BufReadPost *
> > >       \ if line("'\"") > 0 && line("'\"") <= line("$") |
> > >       \   exe "normal g`\"" |
> > >       \ endif
> > >
> > > i'm still unsure why that one instance of vim does this
> > > automaticaly and all other vims i've used don't.   i
> > > suppose i could use strace to see what other config files
> > > are being pulled in, but at this point i'm more happy than
> > > curious. ;-)
> > >
> > > pete
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > begin Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org>
> > >
> > > > hi jan,
> > > >
> > > > the viminfo file just stores information.  it doesn't
> > > > actually do anything by itself.  in other words, the
> > > > viminfo file differs from the .vimrc file in that:
> > > >
> > > > viminfo: stores state data for vim
> > > > .vimrc: a list of vim commands to run at the start of a
> > > > vim session
> > > >
> > > > so how does the cursor get positioned when vim is
> > > > started?
> > > >
> > > > pete
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > begin Jan W <jcwynholds@yahoo.com>
> > > >
> > > > > Hi Peter:
> > > > >
> > > > > Look in ~/.viminfo
> > > > >
> > > > > There should be a line like:
> > > > >
> > > > > # File marks:
> > > > > '0  37  0  ~/textfile3.txt
> > > > > '1  35  0  ~/textfile.txt
> > > > >
> > > > > I think that is the place that you are talking about.
> > > > >
> > > > > :)
> > > > >
> > > > > HTHO,
> > > > >
> > > > > jan
> > > > >
> > > > > --- Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> wrote:
> > > > > > hi lugod,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > i've seen vim on a mandrake system which, when
> > > > > > opening a file a second time, will place the cursor
> > > > > > at its last position when the file was initially
> > > > > > opened.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > anyone know how to get vim to do this?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > i've checked the ~/.vimrc and can find nothing that
> > > > > > does this.  i also checked bash aliases to make sure
> > > > > > vim wasn't aliased to vim plus some command line
> > > > > > switches. nothing.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > i'd like for my own vim to do this.  anyone know the
> > > > > > magic?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > pete
> >
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