Bug#508447: vim-gui-common: Shell execution of program in background fails when "-f" option is used in gvim

James Vega jamessan at debian.org
Thu Dec 11 17:31:20 UTC 2008

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 01:46:10PM +0100, Sergio Llorente wrote:
> If you invoke gvim with "-f" option (for example, if you open gvim from debian menu), then you 
> cannot execute a program in background from the shell provided by gvim with the command "!". 

And if you don't invoke it with "-f", then you break other applications
(as documented in <http://bugs.debian.org/329292>).

GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan at debian.org>
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