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bug#14507: 24.3; TAB in shell mode never ignores case, even though I wan

From: Eric Hanchrow
Subject: bug#14507: 24.3; TAB in shell mode never ignores case, even though I want it to
Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 10:37:30 -0700

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Please write in English if possible, as the Emacs maintainers
usually do not have translators for other languages.

Please describe exactly what actions triggered the bug, and
the precise symptoms of the bug.  If you can, give a recipe
starting from `emacs -Q':

I started emacs with 

        /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/MacOS/Emacs -Q

I typed M-x shell RET

At the shell prompt, I typed "cd doc", then I hit the TAB key.  The
shell's current directory was my home directory, and that directory
contains a subdirectory named "Documents".  I expected the TAB key to
complete the name "Documents", but it just beeped.  I then did M-: (setq
completion-ignore-case t) RET, and tried again, but it still just

In GNU Emacs 24.3.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin, NS apple-appkit-1038.36)
 of 2013-03-12 on bob.porkrind.org
Windowing system distributor `Apple', version 10.3.1187
Configured using:
 `configure '--host=x86_64-apple-darwin' '--build=i686-apple-darwin'
 '--with-ns' 'build_alias=i686-apple-darwin'
 'host_alias=x86_64-apple-darwin' 'CC=gcc -mmacosx-version-min=10.7

Important settings:
  value of $LANG: en_US.UTF-8
  locale-coding-system: utf-8-unix
  default enable-multibyte-characters: t

Major mode: Shell

Minor modes in effect:
  shell-dirtrack-mode: t
  tooltip-mode: t
  mouse-wheel-mode: t
  tool-bar-mode: t
  menu-bar-mode: t
  file-name-shadow-mode: t
  global-font-lock-mode: t
  font-lock-mode: t
  blink-cursor-mode: t
  auto-composition-mode: t
  auto-encryption-mode: t
  auto-compression-mode: t
  line-number-mode: t
  transient-mark-mode: t

Recent input:
C-x d <return> M-x s h e l l <return> l s <return> 
c d SPC d e o c <tab> <backspace> <backspace> <backspace> 
o c <tab> <tab> C-c C-u C-h v c o m p l e <tab> o <tab> 
i <backspace> - i <tab> g <tab> - c <tab> <return> 
c d SPC D o <tab> <backspace> <backspace> d o c <tab> 
M-x s e t - v a r <tab> <return> c o m p l <tab> - 
o <tab> <M-backspace> <M-backspace> i g <tab> <M-backspace> 
<backspace> <backspace> - <tab> C-g C-x o <tab> <tab> 
<return> C-x 0 C-h v M-p C-k r e a d - f i <tab> i 
<tab> <return> C-x 1 C-h c <tab> <tab> M-x s e t - 
v a r <tab> <return> c o m p l <tab> <tab> C-g C-h 
v M-p C-k c o m p l e <tab> o <tab> - i <tab> g <tab> 
- c <tab> <return> M-: M-p M-( s e t q SPC c o m p 
l e <M-tab> i <M-tab> o <M-tab> - i <M-tab> g <tab> 
- c <tab> SPC t <return> <tab> M-x r e p o r t - e 
m <tab> <return>

Recent messages:
TAB (translated from <tab>) runs the command completion-at-point
No match
Making completion list...
Making completion list...
Type C-x 1 to delete the help window.
user-error: Beginning of history; no preceding item
Making completion list... [2 times]
No match

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