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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: vim-7.0.122-1
On Oct 11 17:56, Frank Fesevur wrote:
> At 10-10-2006 10:34, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >I have updated the version of vim on cygwin.com to 7.0.122-1.
> >This is an update to the latest patchlevel 122. Cygwin Vim still builds
> >from the vanilla sources.
> I'm still having problems editing /etc/hosts. Also see my earlier report
> in http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2006-06/msg00277.html
> It probably is because /etc/hosts is a symlink. It is not a major
> problem, but a but annoying.
In my case it's a symlink, too and I don't have problems editing it.
The "Cannot create swap file" message is often an indicator that
the directory in which vim tries to write the swap file is read-only.
See ":help directory" and ":set dir". Note especially the meaning
of the single dot path "." in this variable.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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