[oclug] spaces and tabs
patsmith at pobox.com
Wed Jun 18 08:14:44 EDT 2003
Jon Earle wrote:
>>>Vim does that? Cool! I'll have to figure out how to do that as I use vim
>>>for all my unix dev work.
> That is just too sweeeeeet! Tomorrow I fix my perl scripts and never
> will I need to worry about this again!
Unfortunately, this has one main drawback: makefiles, where the
space/tab distinction is important. Assuming you have "set expandtab"
in your .vimrc, when editing a makefile you can either manually ":set
noet" or type control-v, tab to get a real tab character.
(It's almost certainly possible to get vim to automatically turn off
expandtab when editing makefiles. Personally, I've never gotten around
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