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

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Submitted on:  Sun 21 Feb 2016 09:23:51 AM UTC
 
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
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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!

--GBR

Anonymous
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.

Anonymous
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
results.

Thomas Dickey <dickey>
Project Administrator
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?

Anonymous
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>
Project 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++

Anonymous
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>
Project 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.

Anonymous
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>
Project Administrator
Sun 21 Feb 2016 09:23:51 AM UTC, original submission:  

To reproduce:

Open the vile help file.

G
{{

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

--GBR

Anonymous

 

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