Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 456786
vim-minimal: No highlighting with confirmed global search / replace
Last modified: 2009-07-14 11:39:28 EDT
Description of problem:
When performing a global substitution with confirmation with an ex command like:
the text being confirmed is not highlighted making it impossible for the user to
decide if the matched instance should or should not be replaced.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Open a text file with /bin/vi (not /usr/bin/vim) and enter the following ex command:
Assuming the text file has the latter 'a' in it, you should be prompted for
confirmation but the 'a' is not highlighted.
The text substitution being confirmed is not highlighted.
The text being confirmed should be highlighted.
This issue occurs with /bin/vi only - /usr/bin/vim is not affected. It also
occurs in both gnome-terminal and xterm.
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