Bug#737530: New version gives error in netrw

James McCoy jamessan at debian.org
Tue Feb 4 03:53:38 UTC 2014

Control: tag -1 confirmed upstream
Control: retitle -1 "Invalid register name: '*'" error with NetRW

On Mon, Feb 03, 2014 at 03:39:42PM +0100, Klaus Ethgen wrote:
> With the newest version netrw at least for scp is broken. When opening a
> remote file I get the error:
>    "/tmp/vMnWZwB/0.pl" 22L, 328C
>    Fehler beim Ausführen von "function netrw#Nread..netrw#NetRead..<SNR>79_NetrwOptionRestore":
>    Zeile   69:
>    E354: Ungültiger Register Name: '*'
> Maybe that is a regression of #732091, I am not sure about.

No, just a bug in new functionality NetRW introduced.  I had seen the
thread on the Vim mailing list about this.  I forgot to check whether
a fix had already made it into Vim, though.

I'll update once that's happened.

GPG Key: 4096R/331BA3DB 2011-12-05 James McCoy <jamessan at debian.org>
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