v now automatically reads from
I previously wrote
v to help with a couple of my common wants when starting Vim. Something I often forget is to pass the
- when piping
stdin to Vim, expecting it to behave in the same way as other commands like
less. So I’ve updated
v to automatically pass the
- argument to Vim if it detects that it’s receiving content from
Here’s what now happens:
$ echo testy | v
Vim: Reading from stdin...
As ever the source is on GitHub. For the curious here are the tests for this newly added functionality.
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