The Vim text editor provides built-in support for parsing compiler output. It has quite a broad understanding of the concept of a compiler though: You can call just any command and let the editor parse its output. For this to work correctly, format strings need to be specified, matching the expected format of compiler warnings and errors. This article is meant as a challenge for you, the reader. Does that sound interesting? Read on!

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