On vim, an empty ex command (:) leads to a noop upon pressing enter.

On Spacemacs (or Evil in general maybe), it re-runs the last command.

Is there a variable I can tweak in my configuration to make Spacemacs behave like Vim in that regard?

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No, there isn't. This behavior is currently hardcoded in Evil. If it causes great discomfort to you, feel free to hand in an enhancement request on the bug tracker.


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