enable modeline in vim

Виталий Туровец corebug at corebug.net
Mon Jul 16 11:09:34 UTC 2012

2012/7/16 Victor Sudakov <vas at mpeks.tomsk.su>:
> Colleagues,
> Do you know how to enable modelines in vim running from root? Even if
> I put "set modeline" in /root/.vimrc, the output of ":set modeline?"
> still shows "nomodeline". At the same time, "set modeline" in ~/.vimrc
> works for all other accounts except root.
> Someone has protected the root account so tightly that I cannot even
> shoot myself in the leg. Do you know how I could override this
> protection?
> --
> Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
> sip:sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru
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In my vimrc i have next:
set modeline
set modelines=3

And it works, no matter from root or normal user. Hope this helps.


Vitaliy Turovets
Systems Administrator
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