1 1
gleam

Debian stretch vim gpm

Recommended Posts

Does anybody ever get a solution for that problem?

In VT trying to mark something via pointer this is not possible while editing in vim

So I do "systemctl restart gpm" and pointer can mark text ........ BUT!

vim switches to "-- VISUAL --' and cannot be used any longer!

With arrow-keys one can go arround but all text is goin to be marked.

You have to press the escape key for quite a long time.

This is XAB    extraordinary   annoying   behavior

I don't know if debian people are not willing to repair that or don's know how to do that.

I did make several reports but just get stupid answers.

Sorry for wanting to use: console AND vim AND gpm

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

One should try reportbug - vim-common - and if this ist reported

version (2:8.0.0197-4+deb9u1) in debian stretch you are lost.

Start with apt pinning for

testing: 2:8.1.0549-1 and maybe it would help you.

Vim in debian stretch will not be repaired.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
1 1