Re: vim doesn't like the command line

From: augustus
Date: Mon Jul 19 2004 - 08:53:56 EST

Thanks for that link. I'll see if I can produce anything helpful. This
is an odd one but it may be header related. Someone (possibly me), should
try building using the 2.6.8-r1 headers. The odd thing here though is
that vim is the only app that seems to be affected. Got any others?

Kris Kersey (Augustus) Site Manager
Gentoo Linux AMD64 Developer

On Sat, 17 Jul 2004, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:

> On Wed, 14 Jul 2004 23:44:16 -0400 (EDT) augustus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> wrote:
> | 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
> Web :
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