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I am trying to write a Go server on a RHEL 7 system, but the Vim plugin, vim-go, requires version 7.4.2009, where the system only has 7.4.1099. I have tried

yum install vim

and it already has the latest version.

Package 2:vim-enhanced-7.4.160-4.el7.x86_64 already installed and latest version
Nothing to do

Question is, how can I update Vim such that it will support Go syntax highlighting?

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    You'll need to hand compile (and maintain!) a modern version of vim or instead backport (and maintain!) a custom RPM for a modern version of vim, both of which have various complications (and maintenance problems over time). – thrig Sep 24 '18 at 18:14
  • What thrig said, plus “or wait for RedHat to release that version” – Jeff Schaller Sep 24 '18 at 19:57
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The vim-go software is packaged for CentOS 7 already, does that not work for you?

You can find the RPM in the EPEL repositories: https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/7/x86_64/Packages/v/vim-go-1.8-3.el7.x86_64.rpm

This leads me to believe that the version of vim packaged for CentOS 7 has the needed requirements to run vim-go.

If that still does not work, post what errors and issues you continue to experience.

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