I upgraded to 2.0.0 yesterday and it had been working fabulously for me.
However, today I decided to upgrade my procps so I could use top. Sometime
during the course of this upgrade (which turned out to be quite a chore) I
messed up _something_(I wish I knew what) and now my friend and yours, vi, is
not working properly. To start I'll describe what vi is doing that is odd and
then explain what changes I made today.
Vi is more or less useless in its current form. When I insert text, it starts
pushing other text on the line several spaces at a time and starts "crunching"
it. Furthermore, whenever I reach either the end of the line or end of the
file and try to go beyond, the whole screen blips white for a split second.
This wouldnt be so annoying if it didnt keep me from using the END key (I know
I should use $ but I've gotten used to it, ok? :). That's all I've noticed,
but since I can't insert text without great trouble, I'm essentially without a
text editor to use (unless I learn another, and I liked how I could use
PGUP, PGDN, HOME and END which I can't seem to do in vim. And moving to
another editor completely, I really do like the keystrokes and it would slow
down my productivity greatly, so that is that. (I'm getting off the point
What I did today was upgrade both my procps from ?? to 0.99a(patched) and my
termcap from 2.0.0 to 2.0.8. I _think_ I did this all correctly (my procps
are working now) and I don't think I did anything else major (you know how
you can jsut start trying to fix things and not remember what you did
afterwards, we've all done it, havent we? :). I even tried just replacing the
lib link back to 2.0.0 to see if that would help but it did not. I'm at a
loss. I'm not even sure what I could have done that would cause this.
I'd _greatly_ appreciate some help in this matter. I can be emailed at
Thanks very much,