vimtutor   [plain text]


#! /bin/sh

# Start Vim on a copy of the tutor file.

# Usage: vimtutor [xx], where xx is a language code like "es" or "nl".
# When an argument is given, it tries loading that tutor.
# When this fails or no argument was given, it tries using 'v:lang'
# When that also fails, it uses the English version.

xx=$1
export xx

# We need a temp file for the copy.  First try using a standard command.
tmp="${TMPDIR-/tmp}"
TUTORCOPY=`mktemp $tmp/tutorXXXXXX || tempfile -p tutor || echo none`

# If the standard commands failed then create a directory to put the copy in.
# That is a secure way to make a temp file.
if test "$TUTORCOPY" = none; then
	tmpdir=$tmp/vimtutor$$
	OLD_UMASK=`umask`
	umask 077
	getout=no
	mkdir $tmpdir || getout=yes
	umask $OLD_UMASK
	if test $getout = yes; then
		echo "Could not create directory for tutor copy, exiting."
		exit 1
	fi
	TUTORCOPY=$tmpdir/tutorcopy
	touch $TUTORCOPY
	TODELETE=$tmpdir
else
	TODELETE=$TUTORCOPY
fi

export TUTORCOPY

# remove the copy of the tutor on exit
trap "rm -rf $TODELETE" 0 1 2 3 9 11 13 15

# Vim could be called "vim" or "vi".  Also check for "vim6", for people who
# have Vim 5.x installed as "vim" and Vim 6.0 as "vim6".
testvim=`which vim6 2>/dev/null`
if test -f "$testvim"; then
	VIM=vim6
else
	testvim=`which vim`
	if test -f "$testvim"; then
		VIM=vim
	else
		VIM=vi
	fi
fi

# Use Vim to copy the tutor, it knows the value of $VIMRUNTIME
# The script tutor.vim tells Vim which file to copy
$VIM -u NONE -c 'so $VIMRUNTIME/tutor/tutor.vim'

# Start vim without any .vimrc, set 'nocompatible'
$VIM -u NONE -c "set nocp" $TUTORCOPY