Bug#402691: vim.full refuses to turn syntax highlighting off
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Tue Dec 12 23:15:49 UTC 2006
FYI, I neglected to mention that I did perform a --purge of all vim
packages, and reinstall...
Still no difference..
On Tue, 12 Dec 2006 16:40:58 -0500
James Vega <jamessan at debian.org> wrote:
> tag 402691 unreproducible moreinfo
> On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 11:21:00PM -0500, Brad Barnett wrote:
> > For some reason, syntax highlighting is now on by default with vim.
> That's not the case as evidenced by the lack of syntax highlighting when
> starting Vim as "vim -u /etc/vim/vimrc -N".
Hmm. When I start vim like this, I still get syntax highlighting. I do
have syntax off in the vimrc file listed above.
> > Fair enough, perhaps enough people prefer it...
> > However, I am unable to turn off syntax highlighting at all. Editing
> > /etc/vim/vimrc, and uncommenting:
> > "syntax on
> > and changing it to:
> > syntax off
> > does not work. Further, ":syntax off" inside of vim does not work
> > either.
> It works fine for me. Can you try reproducing this via the above
> suggested command line? If that works as expected, the problem is
> likely in your ~/.vimrc or ~/.vim/.
I have no ~/.vimrc or ~/.vim.
I am positive I'm using vim.full, though...
# ls -l /etc/vim/vimrc
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2318 Dec 11 23:09 /etc/vim/vimrc
# ls -l /usr/bin/vim
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 21 Dec 10 22:21 /usr/bin/vim ->
/etc/alternatives/vim # ls -l /etc/alternatives/vim
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 17 Dec 11 00:28 /etc/alternatives/vim ->
> GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan at debian.org>
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