Bug#401000: vim: Vim not handling .gz files anymore

James Vega jamessan at debian.org
Mon Dec 4 20:22:28 UTC 2006

On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 12:08:07PM -0800, Peter Eckersley wrote:
> On 04/12/06, James Vega <jamessan at debian.org> wrote:
> >
> >On Wed, Nov 29, 2006 at 04:59:45PM -0800, Peter Eckersley wrote:
> >> After a recent upgrade (to version 7+), vim on my system stopped
> >decompressing
> >> .gz files automatically.  This looks a bit like #348661.
> >
> >If this is the same problem as #348661, then you chose not to accept the
> >maintainer version (or perform a merge) of /etc/vim/vimrc when
> >upgrading.  Running ":set runtimepath?" in vim will likely have
> >/usr/share/vim/vim64 (or vim63 depending on what you upgraded from)
> >instead of /usr/share/vim/vim70.
> You'll probably also have an
> >/etc/vim/vimrc.dpkg-new or .dpkg-dist which is the newer maintainer
> >version of the file.
> Nope, it isn't that -- I think I have the latest /etc/vim/vimrc (no -new or
> -dist versions, just -old)
> md5sum /etc/vim/vimrc
> 080bf1170946fa1c181ba69a74522435

That's the correct md5sum.

> My runtime path is pretty weird:
> runtimepath=~/.vim,/usr/share/vim/vimfiles,/usr/share/vim,/usr/share/vim/vimfiles/after,~/.vim/after
> I guess that's being set by the old binary that's in /usr/bin/vim

Or you're setting it in ~/.vimrc.  ":verbose set runtimepath" will tell
you what is setting the option.  Sounds like there's a "set rtp&" or
some such in one of your user's vim scripts.

GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan at debian.org>
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