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I want a bash function to open the last file opened by vim and goes to a specfic line

I tried

vil()
{
   vim -c "normal! '\''0 :$1"
}
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A mark such as '0 actually works in Ex mode as well, for example :'0 will take you to the line of that mark, so for the first part, opening Vim on the last file edited, you can simply use:

vim -c "'0"

For the second part of jumping to a different line, you can simply use a separate -c with a number, which will jump to that line.

Putting it all together:

vil() {
    vim -c "'0" -c "$1"
}

Note again that this depends on $1 being a valid line number, which you might want to check in the function... In any case, this should address the issue at hand in your question.

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