Bug 231124 - fileencodings in vimrc and BOM handling
fileencodings in vimrc and BOM handling
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: vim (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2007-03-06 04:49 EST by Sertaç Ö. Yıldız
Modified: 2008-02-25 10:29 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-02-25 10:29:23 EST
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Description Sertaç Ö. Yıldız 2007-03-06 04:49:51 EST
vim cannot handle files with a BOM with the default installed vimrc:

> if v:lang =~ "utf8$" || v:lang =~ "UTF-8$"
>   set fileencodings=utf-8,latin1
> endif

As 'encoding' above will be utf-8, the default setting of 'fileencodings' should
work fine.
Comment 1 Matthew Miller 2007-04-10 12:28:57 EDT
Fedora 7 test bugs should be filed against "devel", not against test1/2/3. This
isn't obvious, I know. Moving this report so it isn't lost.

This is a bulk message -- I apologize if this was actually meant to be targeted
against a different release. If so, please fix or let me know. Thanks.
Comment 2 Karsten Hopp 2008-02-25 10:29:23 EST
this should be fixed  in the nex rawhide release, try changing 
set fileencodings=utf-8,latin1
to
set fileencodings=ucs-bom,utf-8,latin1

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