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I've compiled the latest version of vim with some options.

Is there a way to make gVim use the same vim as in the console ?

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You need to compile vim source with the right options to get the gui binaries. Read src/INSTALL – hmontoliu Mar 10 '12 at 17:35
Thank you for the answer ! – Skydreamer Mar 10 '12 at 18:20
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On Linux, gvim == vim -g; it's the same binary. So, if you have compiled Vim with GUI support, make install should install consistent versions of both vim and gvim.

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