Re: [dwm] [ANNOUNCE] dvtm-0.4

From: pancake <>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 13:11:00 +0100

On Mon, 25 Feb 2008 00:24:53 -0800
Charlie Kester <> wrote:

> I've been catching up on the archives since joining this list. In
> Marc's announcement for dvtm-0.4 he included the following todo item:
> > * terminal emulation fixes: make arrow keys work within vim (without
> > the TERM=linux workaround).
> I think this is vim's bug, not dvtm's or madtty's or even rxvt's.
> I have the same problem when I run vim in iTerm with an rxvt profile
> and no dvtm.
> It seems to be related to vim's builtin terminal definitions. I
> checked the terminfo definitions for cub1, cuf1, cuu1 and cud1 with
> infocmp. They're exactly the same for xterm as for rxvt, yet the
> keys work in vim under xterm.

It is not a bug in vim, it is a vim missconfiguration. I never use arrow
keys in vim, they are absolutely inproductive.

But for those who use it, some terminal configuration.

Add "set nocompatible" to your .vimrc and let me know :)

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