Bug#370082: vim-gui-common: two buffers opened when used to open file from nautilus

Stefano Zacchiroli zack at debian.org
Sat Jun 3 08:03:02 UTC 2006

On Fri, Jun 02, 2006 at 12:40:18PM +0200, Matijs van Zuijlen wrote:
> When opening a file in nautilus using 'Open with "GVim Text Editor"', the
> file name is passed to gvim as a an URL. The result is that there are two
> buffers: One is labeled as "file:///where/ever/file", and the other as
> "/where/ever/file". The second contains the actual text of the file, and
> the first is empty.

This used to be a bug in the netrw plugin. Could you please give us an
actual URL of a file you are trying to open and which shows the
described behaviour? (No, not every URL give this behaviour, at list not

Thanks for the bug report,

Stefano Zacchiroli -*- Computer Science PhD student @ Uny Bologna, Italy
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