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Re: Ido and hosts named with a single letter.

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Ido and hosts named with a single letter.
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2006 10:43:38 +0100
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address@hidden (Michaël Cadilhac) writes:

> Try this :
> emacs -Q
> M-x ido-mode
> C-x C-f /tmp
> Everything's okey.
> Now, do the same but before, add a line with a `w' in your known hosts:
> echo w >> ~/.ssh/known_hosts
> It will result in the error « Login failed ». Disgracious.

Thank you for the report.

> I propose the following patch, which makes ido allow such host names.

I have not checked, but IIRC, the .. is deliberate.

I would fear that this change will break ido on Windoze as it may then
confuse single letter hostnames and drive letters, e.g. c: vs. c: ...

I'll look for another way to fix this.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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