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Re: case sensitivity in 'find file'?


From: Viktor Haag
Subject: Re: case sensitivity in 'find file'?
Date: 23 Jun 2004 14:48:50 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Viktor Haag <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > I'm using Emacs 21.3.50.1 built on Mac OSX through the Fink
> > project with the tarball 'emacs-21.3.50-20040617.tar.gz'.
> > 
> > I've seen new behaviour that I don't like; when I use
> > 'find-file' the completion now seems to be
> > case-insensitive. I find this annoying as it now sees
> > ~/Library and ~/lib as similar requiring more keystrokes when
> > finding a file in the ~/lib subtree.
> > 
> > There must be a way to retrieve the old case-sensitive
> > behaviour so that ~/Lib and ~/lib are matched as different
> > names.
> > 
> > Can some kind soul please let me know where the variables are
> > that control this behaviour?
> 
> completion-ignore-case?

Unfortunately, no. I checked that, but it's currently set to
'nil' which should make it case-sensitive.

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