Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 603151
Can't override filetypes with .vimrc
Last modified: 2011-06-27 14:01:50 EDT
I'm trying to setup syntax highlighting for a new type of file in vim. This requires mapping *.pde to this new type. Previously I've done this in my ~/.vimrc file.
In Vim if I run :scriptnames I see that my ~/.vimrc in #7 and the /usr/share/vim/vim72/plugin/filetype.vim is in #8. /usr/share/vim/vim72/plugin/filetype.vim is taking precendence over my .vimrc?
Shouldn't the users .vimrc be authoritative for things like this? Checking an older version of Fedora (Fedora 8) I see that filetype.vim has move around in precedence.
Here is the :scriptnames from Vim 7.2.411 on Fedora 13.
Here is the :scriptnames from Vim 7.1.242 on Fedora 8.
(In reply to comment #0)
> I'm trying to setup syntax highlighting for a new type of file in vim. This
> requires mapping *.pde to this new type. Previously I've done this in my
> ~/.vimrc file.
Maybe you need to move the config to ~/.vim/ftdetect/, as this works for my local file type detection files.
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