Actually it may be offtopic, but I believe that vim users know the answer. Earlier, in the proccess of using linux through years, I had noticed that some config files have something like "vim comment" in the end.


# vim: ft-conf:

(It is from grub-legacy cfg file)

And much more commands in different config files. Is it related to vim? And if so, which way?


This is called a modeline. It is used to define file specific settings. For more info, see :h auto-setting and the following parts about modelines.

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