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Re: vim 6.0 packages

On Sun, Oct 14, 2001 at 11:05:26AM -0500, Glenn Becker wrote:
| Hi,
| I recently upgraded to Vim 6.0 on a mostly-testing system, and seem
| to have lost the ability to access Vim help. I caught part of a Vim
| 6.0 thread on here some weeks ago, but don't recall whether this was
| addressed.
| When I try to access Help I get the following:
| "help.txt.gz" [readonly][noeol] 8L, 3051C
| Error detected while processing BufRead Auto commands for "*.gz":
| E21: Cannot make changes, 'modifiable' is off
| E434: Cannot find tag pattern
| Hit Enter or type command to continue

Do you have the old /etc/vimrc hanging around?  If so, at the very
least comment out the section on autocommands for gzip files.  With
vim 5 the vimrc did lots of automatic running around to uncompress the
file, view/edit it, and then compress it again.  Vim 6 does this


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