With recently installed CentOS 7.6 and xfce,
using vim to edit .dircolors, with vim colors enabled, I discovered on the
DIR 01:36 # directory
if I change the 01 to 0 or 00 , (but not 000) zeros disappears. If I search
for 00, it is found.
This happens for other, but not all lines. I could prevent this with
but then I lose the colors, which are helpful.
How can I prevent anything from disappearing like this without losing the
This problem does not occur using the same vim at level 3, but there I have
Michael D. Berger