[xmonad] lockup when starting gvim in terminal -Workround

Joachim Breitner nomeata at debian.org
Thu Sep 22 16:23:44 CEST 2011


Am Donnerstag, den 22.09.2011, 09:11 +0100 schrieb Anthony Campbell:
> 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.

I use Debian sid and gvim a lot, and have not yet observed anything like
that... we definitely need more hints before we can do something about


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