File chooser in gvim replaced by old-style bookmarkless file selector

Bug #365860 reported by Tim Starling on 2009-04-24
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Binary package hint: vim

I don't care if gvim has to write 100KB per second to ~/.recently-used.xbel, as in bug #251122. I just want my bookmarks back. How am I meant to navigate around a large source tree without them? Please find some way to support GtkFileChooser in vim-gtk. Consider this a bug report or feature request, I don't mind which.

For now, I'll be compiling my own vim-gtk package with the fix for bug #251122 reverted. But that's not a solution appropriate for the bulk of users.

Ben (pufiad) wrote :

I second this bug. In previous Ubuntu releases there was the efficient Nautilus (?) open/save dialog.

Tim Starling (tstarling) wrote :

Yay me. Note that it hasn't been merged yet. BTW I think the link you want is
http://groups.google.com/group/vim_dev/msg/ad80f8c30cec9979

Ben Williams (benw) wrote :

This is definitely fixed in Natty. Gvim has the modern open/save dialog now.

Changed in vim (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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