vim do not guess $HOME when unavailable
Bram at moolenaar.net
Mon Jan 23 09:32:23 UTC 2006
Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> One of our users reported that with HOME unset vim does not find the
> users vimrc, because it only uses $HOME to find the vimrc :
> Is this intended (and if yes why) ? or shouldn't it use getpwuid to find
> the information ?
Vim only uses $HOME, so that you can specify what home directory to use.
So far I haven't seen a reason to do otherwise. Not having $HOME set is
likely to cause trouble.
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
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