I am currently running a shared bluehost account. The current version of vim on the server is 7.2. I have recently installed 7.4 on my local machine and some of the features I've grown accustomed to are not available with 7.2.

So, my question is:
Is there any way to update vim on a shared hosting account? I did some digging and was able to successfully install python but have not found a way to upgrade vim.


If you have ssh account, You can have to download vim source code into your home dir, and for compile , you have to pass pwd to --prefix :

./configure --prefix=`pwd` && make &&  make install

Because you don't have any permission to package manager, such as yum , apt, pacman and so on.

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