I have found that I need to compile the lastest gvim due to a bug I have reported, but how do I proceed?
Run the following commands in the terminal.
to get all the build dependencies you need. Then
to get the Mercurial version control system needed to download the latest Vim source code. Then
to download the Vim source code to the subdirectory
to change to the right directory
Now let's configure Vim for compilation (with "huge" features - see http://www.drchip.org/astronaut/vim/vimfeat.html for a description of the different feature sets)
and that should be it.
To update Vim to the latest version, just go into the
and then re-run