vim & python as scripting language

Florent Thoumie flz at
Sat May 28 10:23:53 UTC 2011

On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 9:24 AM, Gour-Gadadhara Dasa <gour at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm moving back from Emacs to Vim, but see that there is no Python enabled
> since: echo has("python") gives 0, although I see there is the following
> snippet in Makefile:
> .if defined(WITH_PYTHON)
> USE_PYTHON=     yes
> MAKE_ARGS+=     CONF_OPT_PYTHON="--enable-pythoninterp"
> .endif
> Can anyone explain me what is the situation in regard to the vim port & Python?
> (I'm interested to be able to use Python as scripting language, syntax high. works.)

You can rebuild the port with WITH_PYTHON=yes.

Florent Thoumie
flz at
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