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Re: [vile] [Too many levels of files]

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [vile] [Too many levels of files]
Date: Fri, 23 May 2014 14:44:02 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 01:37:01PM -0400, Wayne Cuddy wrote:
> When running vile on OpenBSD is seems there is something that is
> triggering the message [Too many levels of files] to appear in the
> status line at the bottom.

That will happen if there's more than 9 levels of macros.
(It's hardcoded - hasn't been a need to make it configurable).
> I typically run vile on Linux (primarily), HP-UX and recently
> OpenBSD. I only ever see this message on OpenBSD and it seems to be
> triggered by some key sequence but I can't for the life of me figure
> out what is causing it.

offhand, the only thing that comes to mind is some macro which is
recurring, e.g., by calling itself.
> I can hit escape while it's displayed which causes [Aborted] to appear
> in the status line but after a second [Too many levels of files]
> reappears.
> Once the message appears the editor session is useless. I can usually do
> exit with ':q' but sometimes it requires a kill. 
> Thanks,
> Wayne
> _______________________________________________
> vile mailing list
> address@hidden

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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