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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: Tue, 31 May 2016 13:17:48 +0000

For what it's worth, the problem doesn't repro in emacs23 (specifically, this commit)
commit c7205e5
Author: Aidan Gauland <address@hidden>
Date: 2013-02-08 09:44:17 -0500

* doc/misc/eshell.texi: Fill most of the missing sections.

:100644 100644 e05048c... 9fcaa5c... M doc/misc/eshell.texi

On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 12:34 PM Alan Third <address@hidden> wrote:
On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 07:18:55PM +0000, Eric Hanchrow wrote:
> So you're saying that
>
> a) Emacs is deferring to Bash to do the completion in this case; and
> b) bash is not ignoring case?
>
> I find both of those hard to believe -- particularly since if I type "cd
> doc" at a shell prompt that's not inside emacs, but is in a Terminal.app,
> it does what I want (namely: completes to "cd Documents").
>
> If a) is in fact correct, then I suppose Emacs is somehow starting the
> shell differently than Terminal.app is.

OK, I think I was talking rubbish. It looks like Emacs does do the
completion.

(BTW, this bug looks like it's OS X specific in debbugs even though
it's reproducible in a GTK+ build on GNU/Linux too.)
--
Alan Third

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