[CentOS] vi defaults in 6.x

Fri Aug 17 16:02:59 UTC 2012
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 10:35 AM, John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com> 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?
>>>  If you do not want to change the defaults, you could temporarily call vim
>>>  without the initializations:
>>>    vim -u NONE ...
>> That's the effect I want, since I log into a lot of different machines
>> and paste stuff into scripts.   But, it doesn't seem to work.  With
>> 'vim -u NONE /tmp/test.pl' it still does the auto-comment stuff.
> Works for me at least to avoid "crazy" double auto-indent...
> And it turns off syntax highlighting too.
> But I have no auto-comment in either modes...

That's interesting - I don't think I've ever changed any defaults.
I'm using the text mode version in a gnome-terminal window in case
that makes a difference.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com