I use gvim 7.2 script dev and other admin work on a Windows XP laptop and it has picked my network share as the location of the _viminfo. This is problematic because it takes a long time for vim to start. Is there a way to change the location of _viminfo file with out modifying my environment.
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The easiest way to override this it with an alias that makes
However, if you choose
Finally, to get this working on your machine, you can make a shortcut to
if you are on windows, simplest thing to do is use setlocal, endlocal and set your home drive to something else in between.
for example, edit your C:\Windows\vim.bat
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