Bug#890642: vim: Please upload an updated version (to fix annoying disappearing cursor)

James McCoy jamessan at debian.org
Sat Feb 17 04:38:04 UTC 2018

On Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 09:55:56PM -0600, Andreas Kloeckner wrote:
> Package: vim
> Version: 2:8.0.0197-4+deb9u1

> I use the 'ale' lint engine, and the most recent version of vim in
> Debian (8.0.1453) is affected by this issue:

That's not the version you filed the bug about.  Is 2:8.0.0197-4+deb9u1

> According to the issue log, more recent versions of vim fix the bug.
> Older versions have picked up an annoying crash on exit, making them not
> a viable workaround. I'd be much obliged if you could make 8.0.1478 or
> newer available.

The package is routinely updated in sid.  I started working on a new
update a couple days ago.  It should be ready in the next few days.

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