Bug 41320 - vim in 7.1 does not properly retrieve search history
Summary: vim in 7.1 does not properly retrieve search history
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: vim   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-05-18 19:17 UTC by Ben LaHaise
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:33 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-18 19:17:56 UTC
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Description Ben LaHaise 2001-05-18 19:17:53 UTC
Description of Problem:
Attempting to scroll back to an older search pattern in vim results in 
<Up> and <Down> being entered into the search string.  This is wrong.

How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
Enter the following:
	vi foo

Actual Results:
Bottom of screen displays:

Expected Results:
Bottom of screen displays

Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-05-21 10:21:30 UTC
This is because you're using the minimal version of vim.
It's designed to be small, therefore all not absolutely necessary features 
(like remembering search items) are not compiled in.

If you want this feature, use vim-enhanced (install the package and invoke 
/usr/bin/vim, e.g. by setting alias vi=vim).

Comment 2 John Gotts 2001-05-27 19:43:22 UTC
This feature existed in vim-minimal's /bin/vi in Red Hat 7.0 (and all previous
versions of Red Hat) and was removed without warning in 7.1.

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