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bug#32512: xref--read-identifier using etags backend should honor case-f
bug#32512: xref--read-identifier using etags backend should honor case-fold-search
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 16:35:40 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)
On Fri, Aug 24 2018, Ludovic Brenta wrote:
> Also I would like to add that some programming languages, notably Ada
> and Pascal, are case-insensitive; in these languages, "being as exact as
> possible" implies respecting this case-inensitivity. This is why I
> think it would be a good idea to make the case sensitivity
> user-controllable (not mode-controllable, as you may want to look for an
> Ada subprogram from a buffer visiting e.g. a shell script).
xref--read-identifier basically calls 'completing-read' with some
arguments that it gets from the backend.
Setting 'completion-ignore-case' should make it case-insensitive. Have
you tried that?
The etags backed uses 'tags-lazy-completion-table' to create the
possible completions. I think that was not changed when the xref was