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bug#3761: 23.1.50; TAB file name completion skips valid entry


From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: bug#3761: 23.1.50; TAB file name completion skips valid entry
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 02:55:38 +0200

On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 6:55 PM, Eli Zaretskii<address@hidden> wrote:
>> Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2009 12:59:22 +0200
>> From: Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>
>> Cc: address@hidden
>>
>> On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 7:31 AM, Chong Yidong<address@hidden> wrote:
>> >> I have two directories:
>> >>
>> >>   ~/ecb-cvs/
>> >>   ~/ecb-cvs-old/
>> >>
>> >> Doing
>> >>
>> >>   C-x C-f ~/ecb TAB
>> >>
>> >> gives ~/ecb-cvs-old/ which is not what I want.
>> >
>> > I don't see this problem.  With this recipe, I get ~/ecb-cvs
>> >
>> > Are you sure?
>>
>>
>> Yes, I just checked again with a checkout from 2009-08-01. (Starting
>> from "emacs -Q" of course.)
>>
>> It could perhaps be w32 specific. Could someone more please check?
>
> Hint: see the value of completion-ignored-extensions.


Hm, I see. ;-)


> Okay to close this bug as a feature?


Maybe, I am not sure. Is this the intended behaviour? Should all file
names ending in "CVS/" be ignored? Does CVS use any other file names
beside just "CVS"? Why is not the hidden property on the file name in
this case used instead? (At least on w32 the CVS directory has a
hidden property.)





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