Bug 111330 - perl commands do not work in vim-enhanced
perl commands do not work in vim-enhanced
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: vim (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-12-02 02:46 EST by Colin Kuskie
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Description Colin Kuskie 2003-12-02 02:46:22 EST
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Description of problem:
Attempts to execute perl commands in vim-enhanced silently fail and do
nothing.  i.e.:

:.perldo tr/a-z/A-Z/;
:.perldo s/foo/bar/;

I've tried uninstalling and re-installing the package, which often
fixed this problem in previous versions, but when it failed then it
would say that the perl (or perldo) command wasn't recognized.

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1.see above

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Comment 1 Colin Kuskie 2003-12-02 02:49:20 EST
Same behavior in gvim.
Comment 2 Karsten Hopp 2003-12-02 10:05:10 EST
Ffrom the upstream vim changelog: 
Patch 6.1.438 
Problem:    When Perl has thread support Vim cannot use the Perl 
Solution:   Add a configure check and disable Perl when it will not 
However, I've built a version with perl interface in Fedora 
Core/development. Can you please download it and test it, as I've 
never used this interface before (:.perldo tr/a-z/A-Z/; works). 
Please reopen this bugreport if there any problems with the perl 
The fixed version is 6.2.154-3 
Comment 3 Colin Kuskie 2003-12-02 18:53:55 EST
Freshened the new RPMs from RawHide and still have the same problem.  Do I need the 
perl from RawHide as well? 
Comment 4 Colin Kuskie 2003-12-03 00:53:36 EST
Check that, I can't seem to find the -3 RPMs.  I found and installed
-2 RPMs from here:


which of course don't have the problem fixed. Would you please send me
a URL for finding the -3 RPMs?
Comment 5 Karsten Hopp 2003-12-03 06:05:04 EST
I've copied the packages to http://people.redhat.com/karsten/ for 

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