Install vim 8.1.390 on OSX 10.13.4

 

  1. Download a release tar ball version   that you want to download
  2. Determine an install location
    • /usr/local/Cellar/vim/8.1.0390
  3. Run a configuration script
    • ./configure --prefix=/usr/local --mandir=/usr/local/Cellar/vim/8.1.0390/share/man --enable-multibyte --with-tlib=ncurses --enable-cscope --with-compiledby=Homebrew --enable-perlinterp --enable-pythoninterp --enable-rubyinterp --enable-gui=no --without-x --srcdir=. --cache-file=auto/config.cache
  4. Run ‘make
    • make install prefix=/usr/local/Cellar/vim/8.1.0390 STRIP=true
  5. Set VIMRUNTIME variable
    • export VIMRUNTIME=/usr/local/Cellar/vim/8.1.0390/share/vim/vim81
  6. Set PATH variable
    • export PATH=/usr/local/Cellar/vim/8.1.0390/bin:${PATH}
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