[xmonad] lockup when starting gvim in terminal -Workround

Anthony Campbell ac at acampbell.org.uk
Thu Sep 22 10:11:01 CEST 2011

On 21 Sep 2011, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> It doesn't happen with Icewm. I've tried rxvt-unicode - same thing
> happens. I'm using Debian Sid; shell is bash.
> I'll ask on the vim list as well.

Someone on the vim list who uses xmonad can't reproduce this bug, and I
still don't know why it happens. But I've found a simple workround,
which is to alias gvim to gvim -f. This prevents gvim from forking. Not
an ideal solution but at least it doesn't crash.

Anthony Campbell - ac at acampbell.org.uk 
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