Broken Vim Today
ryanwgrose at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 22:43:25 BST 2018
Thanks for the quick response! I thought I’d installed via a ppa, but I
didn’t see anything in /etc/apt/sources.list so I thought I misremembered,
but I forgot to check /etc/apt/sources.list.d.
The ppa is jonathonf/vim/ubuntu and I believe it resides here
I imagine you’re right on that.
Thanks again for your help,
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 2:30 PM Jason Pleau <jason at jpleau.ca> wrote:
> Hi Ryan,
> On 2018-06-14 04:53 PM, Ryan G. wrote:
> > Hello!
> > I’m not sure if this is the right place to send errors, so if it’s not
> > could you point me in the right direction and I apologize for any
> > That being said, I just updated vim via Ubuntu 16.04 software updater
> > and immediately after this vim produced many, many lines of errors. Some
> > seemed to be from my vimrc but many also came from plugins. The most
> > repeated one was
> > |E10: \ should be followed by /, ? or & |
> > Although there were plenty others too. After a quick search stack
> > overflow suggested setting nocompatibility and this seemed to fix
> > everything (though I couldn’t actually use vim to add this to my vimrc
> > because it would spit errors everytime Ale ran).
> > [snip]
> > Love using your software and thanks for all of the work you do,
> > Ryan
> I am not aware of any updates to vim in Ubuntu 16.04. :
> Do you have a PPA/Repository enabled that provides newer versions of vim
> for Xenial? Can you provide the url of this PPA/Repo ?
> At first glance it might be that your previous version of vim was
> setting 'nocompatible' by default and it could have been removed when
> you upgraded, causing your own vimrc to fail (total shot in the dark
> without knowing where your version of vim comes from)
> Jason Pleau
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