I've put my
.vimrc file in a central location (dropbox folder, also a hg repository).
Under Windows 7, I've symlinked to it from my home folder (strangely enough I had to do it as an administrator, otherwise I got 'no permission'):
C:\users\Me>mklink .vimrc C:\users\me\dropbox\dotfiles\.vimrc
After fixing an overwrite issue by using
set backupcopy=yes (found here: gVIM breaks symlinks on windows?), I have another issue.
When I save the modified file, the real
.vimrc (in my
dropbox/dotfiles folder) gets a read-only flag as soon as I save it (using
Why is this? How can I prevent this?