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bug #47211: up-paragraph gets stuck at multiple empty lines

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Sun 21 Feb 2016 09:23:51 AM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open
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Thu 04 Aug 2016 10:23:09 PM UTC, comment #9: 

Confirmed fixed in WinVile 9.8r; same machine, same environment. Thanks!


Sat 05 Mar 2016 03:35:51 AM UTC, comment #8: 

} can move forward through double-blank lines like those in the help file, but { cannot move backward through them.

Wed 02 Mar 2016 10:10:32 AM UTC, comment #7: 

I'm not sure.  I'm looking for a way to reproduce the problem,
but haven't been able.  I considered the possibility of some
bug that valgrind could see (no luck).  If I had been able to
reproduce this with Windows XP, I could have built a version
with tracing enabled (and added some traces) to see the steps
in "gotobop" (basic.c).  Reading the code, I have an impression
that you could have found some problem in detecting blank lines.
If that's so, then the reverse (using '}') should give similar

Thomas Dickey <dickey>
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Mon 29 Feb 2016 02:33:51 PM UTC, comment #6: 

The process doesn't hang, it's just that { stops moving.

What can I do to further elucidate winvile's internal state?

Mon 29 Feb 2016 01:54:56 AM UTC, comment #5: 

Checking that version (on Windows XP), I do see a double
blank line at that point, but (running without any customization)
don't see a hang...

Thomas Dickey <dickey>
Group administrator
Sun 28 Feb 2016 03:41:00 AM UTC, comment #4: 

winvile-wide-ole version 9.8q for win32, built Sep 7 2015 12:19:51 with Visual C++

Sat 27 Feb 2016 05:14:41 PM UTC, comment #3: 

What version is that? (I don't recall any relevant bug, but can check).

Thomas Dickey <dickey>
Group administrator
Sat 27 Feb 2016 10:17:40 AM UTC, comment #2: 

Hmm. I'm on WinVile, with no customized mappings or .vilerc.

For me, the cursor halts on line 7415. It does NOT get anywhere near the beginning of the file.

Tue 23 Feb 2016 10:17:02 AM UTC, comment #1: 

I'm missing something: when I type the "{{", it moves to the top of the file, and repeated "{" does nothing (since it is at the top of the file).  What should it do?

Thomas Dickey <dickey>
Group administrator
Sun 21 Feb 2016 09:23:51 AM UTC, original submission:  

To reproduce:

Open the vile help file.


Then press { as many times as you like, or give it a large count; either way, you will move no more.




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