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makebg : Shell script to perform make in the background.

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created by
Sameer Sheorey
script type
Inside Vim, use this mapping for Fn12:
map <F12> :exec "!makebg" v:servername "'" . &makeprg . "'" &makeef<CR><CR>
Execute make in the background. Vim will automatically open the quickfix error window and jump to the first error when make is done. The mapping enables you to use your custom makeprg and makeef options, otherwise default values are used. Errors from the current run of make are prepended to the previous errors.  To clear previous errors, use this mapping for Shift + Fn12:
map <S-F12> :exec "!rm " &makeef "; makebg" v:servername "'" . &makeprg . "'"  &makeef<CR><CR>
Add these mappings to your vimrc for convenience.

This is Unix only (GNU/Linux, *BSD, Solaris, Mac OSX, Cygwin)
install details
Put the script somewhere in your path (eg: /usr/local/bin or ~/bin) and make it executable:
chmod +x makebg

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
makebg 1.1 2011-04-05 6.0 Sameer Sheorey Date prepended to error list
makebg 1 2011-03-02 6.0 Sameer Sheorey Initial upload
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