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vi a new file with execution mode

Terminal - vi a new file with execution mode
vix(){ vim +'w | set ar | silent exe "!chmod +x %" | redraw!' $@; }
2010-05-27 21:12:48
User: dooblem
Functions: ar set vim
vi a new file with execution mode
vix /tmp/script.sh

Open a file directly with execution permission.

Put the function in your .bashrc

You can also put this in your vimrc:

command XX w | set ar | silent exe "!chmod +x %" | redraw!

and open a new file like this:

vi +XX /tmp/script.sh


There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives

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Comment by dooblem 313 weeks and 3 days ago

Your script will only change the mode of the first file (if you edit several). This can be done more simply by moving the filesytem bits out of vim:

vix() { touch "$1"; chmod +x "$1"; vim "$@"; }

Don't forget to quote arguments in scripts, just in case the filename has a space in it.

Also, if you often create little scripts, have a look at vim template files (:help template). Even if the template just contains "#!/bin/sh" it'll save you a few keystrokes.

Comment by flatcap 313 weeks and 2 days ago

But this do not work if vi first arg is not the file :

vi -f /tmp/script.sh

creates a '-f' file in the current dir.

Comment by dooblem 313 weeks and 2 days ago

Your point of view

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