Bug 52845 - -x option documented in manpage but not implemented
Summary: -x option documented in manpage but not implemented
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: vim   
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Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-08-29 22:20 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2005-10-31 22:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-29 22:20:09 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2001-08-29 22:20:02 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.16 i686)

Description of problem:
According to the vim manpage

       -x          Use  encryption  when  writing  files.    Will
                   prompt for a crypt key.

but when I try to do that:

    $ vi -x JF
    VIM - Vi IMproved 5.7 (2000 Jun 24, compiled Jan 31 2001 06:11:07)
    Unknown option: "-x"
    More info with: "vim -h"

Seems the program and its manpage really ought to agree on what is
or is not supported :)

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Verify manpage contents by "man vim"
2.  Enter "vim -x JF" at a shell prompt
3.  See error message.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-08-30 09:35:29 UTC
vi == vim-minimal == vim without any features.

Install the vim-enhanced package and invoke it as vim (or "alias vi=vim").

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