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I've just added set shellcmdflag+=i to my .vimrc. This causes it to load my .zshrc when I shell out, which makes zsh alises available (see man zsh). That's all very nice.

However, now when I copy to the system clipboard using "+y, vim is suspended!

What the heck is going on?!

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Looks like this is not uncommon, and may simply be broken due to hackishness: github.com/tpope/vim-sensible/issues/29 –  Kyle Strand Feb 7 at 20:11

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