Bug#344845: vim: undo problems with .gz files

David Gil dgil at telefonica.net
Mon Dec 26 21:18:46 UTC 2005

Package: vim
Version: 1:6.4-006+1
Severity: normal

I don't know if this is a bug, but let's go:

$ echo "some text" > test.txt
$ gzip test.txt
$ vim test.txt.gz
-> press 'u' key for undo.

A lot of gargabe is showed. If you save the file, you'll lost all your work..


-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.14-2-686
Locale: LANG=es_ES at euro, LC_CTYPE=es_ES at euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)

Versions of packages vim depends on:
ii  libc6                        2.3.5-9     GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libgpmg1                     1.19.6-21   General Purpose Mouse - shared lib
ii  libncurses5                  5.5-1       Shared libraries for terminal hand
ii  vim-common                   1:6.4-006+1 Vi IMproved - Common files
ii  vim-runtime                  1:6.4-006+1 Vi IMproved - Runtime files

vim recommends no packages.

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