Last Updated: April 11, 2021
· tommica

Unholy trinity of Vim, CygWin and Windows

I have my dotfiles in Github, and I wanted the convenience of just running "git pull && ./" in windows, without needing to build a .bat file for windows...

So I decided to install CygWin (andLinux does not work with x64 systems), and make it so that I could just right-click a file and edit in Vim, but still be able to use ":sh".

Here is a cheat sheet for CygWin that might be helpful: