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bug#18044: 24.3; `info-display-manual' should use completing input for m
bug#18044: 24.3; `info-display-manual' should use completing input for manual name
Wed, 14 Jul 2021 15:06:01 +0300
> From: Lars Ingebrigtsen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 11:06:56 +0200
> Cc: email@example.com
> Samuel Bronson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I think it would be possible to extract the necessary machinery from the
> > function `Info-read-node-name' and its -1/-2 friends, but I don't grok
> > completion well enough to do it myself, and one of the core
> > (not-info-specific) completion functions involved isn't even documented.
> Hm... looking at the command in question, it does have completion over
> manual names:
> commit 010db6da6527d16736fd3c2b607058dd35a70c9a
> Author: Juri Linkov <email@example.com>
> AuthorDate: Sun Dec 2 14:41:22 2012 +0800
> * info.el (info-display-manual): Add completion.
> And this was added before 24.3 was released, so it should also have it.
> So is this talking about some other form of completion, or was the bug
> report about an earlier Emacs release?
This feature was added only in Emacs 24.4, not in 24.3.
I think this bug can be closed.