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bug#7924: 23.2.91; Documentation about CDPATH is a little misleading


From: Reuben Thomas
Subject: bug#7924: 23.2.91; Documentation about CDPATH is a little misleading
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2011 13:34:24 +0000

On 29 January 2011 23:29, Chong Yidong <address@hidden> wrote:
> Reuben Thomas <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Both in the manual and in the docstring for `cd', one might reasonably
>> infer (as I did!) that CDPATH will be searched when completing relative
>> directory names, but this is not the case.
>>
>> Is there in fact any way to get this to work? It’s something that one
>> can do nicely in bash in a terminal, for example, but not in shell-mode.
>
> I think this needs new code in `read-file-name-internal' (the completion
> function for read-file-name).

Fair enough, but in that case is it worth adding "(this does not work
with filename completion)" to the docstring and manual?

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