[CentOS] Feed a list of filenames to vim

Wed May 18 15:06:42 UTC 2011
Benjamin Franz <jfranz at freerun.com>

On 05/17/2011 09:19 AM, Jussi Hirvi wrote:
> There are some googlable ways to feed a list of filenames to vim, but I
> stumble on weird results.


The easy way for me is 'avoid the shell - use Perl instead':

perl -e 'my @files = grep(!/^\s*$/,<ARGV>); chomp @files; 
system("vim", at files);'  example_list.txt

Benjamin Franz