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RE: Info-build-node-completions has an extra `*' node

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Info-build-node-completions has an extra `*' node
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2008 14:34:04 -0800

> emacs -Q
> Go to an Info manual, or even the top level (dir).
> Use Info-goto-node, choosing the completion candidate `*'.
> The current node stays current, but now the node name in the 
> mode line etc.
> is `*'.
> IMO, `*' should not be one of the available completion candidates.
> `*' gets added by `Info-build-node-completions'. It seems to have only
> an internal purpose, and it should be removed from the final set of
> completions.
> In GNU Emacs (i386-mingw-nt5.1.2600)
>  of 2008-01-30 on PRETEST
> Windowing system distributor `Microsoft Corp.', version 5.1.2600
> configured using `configure --with-gcc (3.4) --cflags 
> -Ic:/gnuwin32/include'

I should have added that after you do `Info-goto-node *' the Info buffer is
widened, so you see all of the node headers in raw form. So this is a worse
bug than simply allowing an extra `*' completion that doesn't do anything
except mess up the mode line.

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