On Wednesday, March 21, 2012, Les Nightingill <codehac...@comcast.net>
> Solved! (not entirely sure why, though!). Posting the solution here for
> The solution is on StackOverflow
> The solution is this configuration:
> git config --global core.editor "mvim -f"
In general, any editor that opens itself *in the background* is not going
to work. When the editor hands control back to Git, Git thinks it's
because you're done editing. Any other command-line tool that uses $EDITOR
will have the same issue.
I'll bet you saw a blank file because Git deleted the file (which it
thought you were done with) before mvim got around to opening it.
Gehm's Corollary to Clark's Law: Any technology distinguishable from
magic is insufficiently advanced.
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