bugvile, a vi-compatible text editor - Bugs: bug #36801, Space in -s command line option bug


bug #36801: Space in -s command line option bug

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Submitted on:  Fri 06 Jul 2012 03:28:09 PM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: Fixed
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Wed 08 Aug 2012 12:50:55 AM UTC, comment #2:

fixed in 9.8h

Thomas Dickey <dickey>
Project Administrator
Fri 06 Jul 2012 04:01:39 PM UTC, comment #1:

I see the problem is that I'm not quoting the "is the" when
constructing the [vileinit] buffer. This can be demonstrated
using vile's -D option and looking in the [Trace] buffer.
For example:

[vileinit]:1 (0/0):source foo.rc

    • opened /usr/build/lynx/lynx2.8.8dev.12d/foo.rc for read
    • opened /usr/build/lynx/lynx2.8.8dev.12d/CHANGES for read

[vileopts]:1 (0/0):search-forward is the

The words are there, but without quotes it accepts only the first.

Thomas Dickey <dickey>
Project Administrator
Fri 06 Jul 2012 03:28:09 PM UTC, original submission:

Running the command line:
vile -s "a b" foo
will start vile and search for "a" not "a b". It seems everything after the first white space is ignored.

vile version 9.8e for linux-gnu, installed Mon May 9 21:08:00 2011
Linux dragon 3.0.0-12-generic #20-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 7 14:56:25 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Linux Mint

More info from Greg at -unavailable-



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