Bug#404825: vim: "-b" option does not work

Sugano Yoshihisa(E) koshian at misao.gr.jp
Thu Dec 28 13:00:15 UTC 2006

Package: vim
Version: 1:7.0-164+1
Severity: normal

from vim(1)
       -b          Binary  mode.   A  few options will be set that makes it
                   possible to edit a binary or executable file.

But it does not work.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 4.0
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux
Locale: LANG=ja_JP.eucJP, LC_CTYPE=ja_JP.eucJP (charmap=EUC-JP) (ignored: LC_ALL set to ja_JP.eucJP)

Versions of packages vim depends on:
ii  libc6                        2.3.6.ds1-9 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libgpmg1                     1.19.6-23   General Purpose Mouse - shared lib
ii  libncurses5                  5.5-5       Shared libraries for terminal hand
ii  vim-common                   1:7.0-164+1 Vi IMproved - Common files
ii  vim-runtime                  1:7.0-164+1 Vi IMproved - Runtime files

vim recommends no packages.

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