[Users] Using gvim for editor.

Steve Litt slitt at troubleshooters.com
Thu Apr 5 20:25:11 CEST 2012

On Thu, 5 Apr 2012 09:51:21 -0400
john Culleton <John at wexfordpress.com> wrote:

> This is more annoyance than bug, but when I designate gvim as my
> editor when I answer an email the gvim window shows up but the
> claws-mail window becomes partly blanked and totally inoperative
> until I save end exit the gvim window.

Hi John,

So it's blocking on gvim. I thought gvim ran nonblockingly (nice word,
huh?), but apparently not.

Try making your editor gvim & instead of just gvim. Or maybe nohup gvim

Perhaps you can make a shellscript to run gvim and return.


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