Bug#872302: vim sends cursor-blink sequence to terminal

Andre Naujoks nautsch2 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 17 09:05:27 UTC 2017

To answer my own question:

Putting the following line into .vimrc does it for me:

:au VimEnter * silent exec "!printf '\033[?12l'"

I don't think this is supposed to be this hard.


On 17.08.2017 10:43, Andre Naujoks wrote:
> Just to add my "me too!" here. Took me a while to pinpoint this to vim
> and it's really annoying.
> Is there a workaround to disable the blinking? Setting guicursor/gcr
> does nothing in a terminal.
> Regards
>   Andre

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