[CentOS] vi defaults in 6.x

Thu Aug 16 18:44:28 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Frank Cox wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Aug 2012 13:23:28 -0500
> Les Mikesell wrote:
>> When I use copy/paste text into a window running vi, if there is a
>> single line starting with '#', in the pasted content, it adds a # to
>> all subsequent lines and indents each an additional level.  Is there
>> some way to eliminate this bizarre behavior, preferably globally and
>> permanently so I don't have to repeat some change for every
>> machine/user where I might log in?
> I discovered exactly the same behaviour in the Sylpheed email editor a few
> weeks back. Not only with cut-and-paste, but just typing into the editor
> window.  If a line starts with # then every following line after that also
> gains one as you type.

Huh. I just tried it, KDE, rxvt, CentOS 6.3, and don't see that.
# ipmitool -o supermicro sel list
   1 | 08/15/2012 | 20:06:32 | Physical Security #0xaa | General Chassis
intrusion | Asserted
gets just that.