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Re: Oddity with filename completion in the minibuffer


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: Oddity with filename completion in the minibuffer
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2004 14:47:27 GMT
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Reuben Thomas <address@hidden> wrote:

> ~/.sylpheed/
>    sylpheed.log
>    sylpheed.log.bak
> 
> You can see the precise keystrokes I used below, but basically, I typed
> 
> ~ / . s y l <tab> sylp <tab> . <tab>
> 
> and got ~/.sylpheed/sylpheed.log.bak, when I should have got
> ~/.sylpheed/sylpheed.log. If I type "~/.sylpheed/sylpheed.log" and press
> <tab> then I get the message [Complete but not unique] as expected. Emacs
> seems to work correctly on similar examples, just not this one.

See the variable completion-ignored-extensions.  ".log" is one of them.

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Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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