Justin Mason wrote:
> Hey ILUG --
>> Quite a few IDEs nowadays offer the option of quietly running syntax
> checks "in the background", while you edit a document. For example, if
> I'm writing code and insert a syntax error, it'll report the error *while
> I'm editing*, without me having to hit a key to trigger a build macro or
> the like.
>> Does anyone know of a way to do this in VIM?
>> (I know it's possible to have the syntax highlighting highlight errors
> that *it* can detect. That's great, but I want more ;) I'm looking for
> some way to trigger a build in a subprocess, capture the errors, and
> display them -- without interfering with ongoing editing in the
That reminds me of...
"It looks like your writing a program.
Do you want help with that?"
Seriously though, I know of no background compilation support for vim,
and anyway I would see it as a hindrance. Syntax highlighting is more
than enough checking for me.
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