Re: vim doesn't like the command line

From: Ciaran McCreesh
Date: Sat Jul 17 2004 - 18:15:35 EST

On Wed, 14 Jul 2004 23:44:16 -0400 (EDT) augustus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
| This is odd but it seems that vim 6.3 does not function properly with
| kernel 2.6.8-rc1. It will not take command line arguement filenames.
| No matter what you pass it, it always goes to the file browser. This
| is not the case with 2.6.7 kernels. Any ideas? I have attached my
| kernel .config.

I've been trying to track this down as well. Kinda tricky, since it
WORKSFORME(TM). The following may be of help to you:

Basically, argv is getting nuked by something.

Seems rebuilding without a -march in CFLAGS fixes it for some people,
reason unknown...

Ciaran McCreesh : Gentoo Developer (Sparc, MIPS, Vim, Fluxbox)
Mail : ciaranm at
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