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bug#19055: comint-previous-matching-input-from-input broken by fix for #
bug#19055: comint-previous-matching-input-from-input broken by fix for #13404
Sat, 03 Aug 2019 16:22:02 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)
John Valente <address@hidden> writes:
> Bug #13404 complained that comint-previous-matching-input-from-input
> moved the point to the end of the line, and that this was a bug because it
> was incompatible with bash and zsh.
> I really have no idea where this comes from. Actually, bash and zsh do
> move the cursor to the end of the input. But even if they didn't, the "old"
> behavior is something that Emacs users have used and appreciated for
> many years.
> If someone wants behavior where the point doesn't move as you cycle
> through the history, that could be a reasonable request, but that should be
> controlled by a variable or a symbol property or something. To simply
> change the behavior, without providing a straightforward option to get back
> the old behavior, is absurd.
> Obviously there is a workaround: in my personal emacs files, I now define
> my own version of comint-previous-matching-input-from-input. But this is
> silly. I don't want to have to define my own version of basic functions.
(I'm going through old bug reports that unfortunately have not received
any responses yet.)
If I understand correctly, this bug was fixed by the patch below, and
I'm closing this bug report. If this bug is still present, please
Author: Philipp Stephani <address@hidden>
Date: Thu Oct 27 00:28:34 2016 +0200
Comint: new user option for C-c M-r and C-c M-s
This option allows the user to specify where to place point after these
* comint.el (comint-move-point-for-matching-input): New user option.
(comint-previous-matching-input-from-input): Use user option.
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