On 2016-11-02 23:46, Ryan Schmidt wrote: >> Which editor are you using? It differs by editor. > > Well, you mentioned vim. Very occasionally I use that. I don't > remember seeing any particular syntax highlighting in it when editing > a commit message.
You would need these settings in your ~/.vimrc, which enable syntax highlighting in general: filetype plugin indent on syntax on On the first line, the text color will change after 50 characters. The second line will turn red if it is not blank as supposed to be. Rainer _______________________________________________ macports-dev mailing list email@example.com https://lists.macosforge.org/mailman/listinfo/macports-dev