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Re: Case-insensitive partial-completion bug

From: Christopher J. Madsen
Subject: Re: Case-insensitive partial-completion bug
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2006 18:10:35 -0600 (CST)

It's been two weeks, and I haven't heard anything.  Were you unable to
reproduce the problem?  It still occurs in the CVS 22.0.91 version I
just built.

Christopher J. Madsen writes:
 > In a shell, create a new directory and cd there.
 > > touch Foo Foobar
 > > emacs -Q
 > In the *scratch* buffer, type:
 > (setq read-file-name-completion-ignore-case t) C-j
 > M-x partial-completion-mode <return>
 > C-x C-f foo <tab>
 > I expected it to change "foo" to "Foo", because all possible
 > completions begin with "Foo".  That's what it does if you don't enable
 > partial-completion-mode.  But with partial-completion-mode enabled, it
 > stays "foo" and Emacs displays the list of possible completions.
 > If you type "b <tab>", it will change "foob" to "Foobar" (as expected).
 > This used to work in Emacs 21.3.1 (although there the variable is
 > completion-ignore-case instead).  I first noticed the bug a couple
 > months ago, but it's still present in the CVS HEAD version I compiled
 > yesterday.

Chris Madsen                                            address@hidden
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