Bug#338937: vim's syntax highlighting doesn't work any more

Juergen Richtsfeld richts at gmx.at
Sun Nov 13 22:51:39 UTC 2005

Package: vim
Version: 1:6.4-001+2
Severity: normal

when I execute :syntax on I get
Error detected while processing /usr/share/vim/vim64/syntax/syntax.vim:
line   42:
E216: No such group or event: filetypedetect BufRead


-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.12-10-1
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US (charmap=ISO-8859-1)

Versions of packages vim depends on:
ii  libc6                        2.3.5-7     GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libgpmg1                     1.19.6-21   General Purpose Mouse - shared lib
ii  libncurses5                  5.5-1       Shared libraries for terminal hand
ii  vim-common                   1:6.4-001+2 Vi IMproved - Common files

vim recommends no packages.

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