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Debian/Ubuntu installation

For installation on Debian/Ubuntu, copy nginx.vim to /etc/vim/syntax and add this line to /etc/vim/vimrc.local

au BufRead,BufNewFile /etc/nginx/* set ft=nginx

Patch to 0.3.1 fixes comment detection

This patch fixes comment detection. Instead of just looking at space characters, it considers all whitespace before a # character. (You can probably edit the one-character change easier than you could apply the patch file.)

--- nginx.vim
+++ nginx.vim
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@
 syn region ngxBlock start=+^+ end=+{+ contains=ngxDirectiveBlock,ngxVariableBlock,ngxString oneline
 syn region ngxString start=+"+ end=+"+ skip=+\\\\\|\\"+ contains=ngxVariableString oneline
 syn region ngxString start=+'+ end=+'+ skip=+\\\\\|\\'+ contains=ngxVariableString oneline
 -syn match ngxComment ' *#.*$'
 +syn match ngxComment '\W*#.*$'

 syn keyword ngxBoolean on
 syn keyword ngxBoolean off


Can't figure out why but comments won't indent correctly. Any ideas? --Preceding unsigned comment added by 19:17, July 9, 2011

Sorry I have not used this script. However, you should say what version you are using and give more information on what you expect and what you saw. JohnBeckett 11:41, July 10, 2011 (UTC)

I created a git repo from this file to enable me to use it as a pathogen module.

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