Bug#299837: vim can't find its help files

Norbert Tretkowski Norbert Tretkowski <tretkowski@inittab.de>, 299837@bugs.debian.org
Thu, 17 Mar 2005 09:33:41 +0100

* David Lawyer wrote:
> If I type :help I get a message that
> /usr/share/vim/vim63/doc/help.txt.gz can't be found. That's true,
> because what exists is /usr/share/vim/vim63/doc/help.txt. So what's
> wrong is that vim is looking for a compressed file (.gz) while what
> exists in not compressed. This problem happened after I downloaded a
> new version of vim using apt-get.

Please retry this when running vim with "-u NONE -U NONE" parameter as
parameters. Does it still happen?