Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 41293
ed command ":.=" no longer works
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:33:19 EDT
Description of Problem: ed command ":.=" no longer works
How Reproducible: 100%
Steps to Reproduce:
1. /bin/vi .bash_profile
"no range allowed"
a line number ( also should support ":.+3="
Works in all known previous version of vi. my fingers know this command by
You can simply use Ctrl+G or := (without the .).
I've forwarded your bug report to the vim development mailing list; I'm not
sure whether the ed command syntax was changed intentionally.
Just heard back from the vim maintainer, the change is intentional