[SATLUG] vim version changes

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 11:01:00 CST 2009

On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 10:20 AM, Borries Demeler
<demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:
> In our latest upgrade we went from vim 6.3.7 to 7.0.237.
> One change in vim I noticed is that the backspace key now erases
> hard returns, the old version did not do that, and stopped at the
> beginning of the line.
> Now the question could be argued if this is the appropriate behavior,
> but I am used to the old way and liked it. Is there a setting in vimrc
> that I can make to prevent backspaces from being erased?

What do you have in your .vimrc file?

Setting this may help:

set nocompatible

Jeremy Mann
jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu

University of Texas Health Science Center
Bioinformatics Core Facility
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