cvs commit: LFS/BOOK/chapter06 vim.xml

Zack Winkles winkie at
Fri May 7 19:34:21 PDT 2004

On Sat, May 08, 2004 at 07:42:28AM +0600, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> winkie at wrote:
> >winkie      04/05/07 10:23:14
> >
> >  Modified:    BOOK     Tag: b6_0 general.ent
> >               BOOK/chapter01 Tag: b6_0 changelog.xml
> >               BOOK/chapter06 Tag: b6_0 vim.xml
> >  Log:
> >  Pass --enable-multibyte to Vim
> I doubt that this change is 100% correct and should go anywhere except 
> HEAD. Although I cannot provide an example which fails because of 
> ncurses right now, I think that multibyte-enabled vim should be used 
> with (experimental, but used by many distros, including Gentoo) 
> wide-character enabled ncurses. See the UTF-8 hint for details on 
> building them.

In my experience, a vim configured with this option still supports UTF-8
as much as it could anyway, even though it isn't linked against a widec
enabled ncurses.  If you're right though, then perhaps we should include
a widec enabled ncurses in head, and back this out of 6.0.

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