It sounds as if you are using the debugger inside VIM (is there even an integration available?³),
but I think you are calling vim from the debugger. (right?)
AFAIR in the latter case you are able to customize an editor inside the debugger to edit multiple lines², wouldn't surprise me if Mac doesn't like VIM.°
Or are you talking about switching only the line edit commands from GNU (i.e. emacs) to VI?
IIRC there is a set option to do so.
°) understandably as an emacser ;-)
²) seems what I remebered was the pager support, which doesn't really allow to edit the history though!
DB<1> h |
|dbcmd Run debugger command, piping DB::OUT to current pager.
||dbcmd Same as |dbcmd but DB::OUT is temporarily select()ed as
³) a sure Fritz Mehner of course :) http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=556
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