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Re: Switch eshell to simple bash-style completion?

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: Switch eshell to simple bash-style completion?
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:57:46 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.130016 (Ma Gnus v0.16) Emacs/26.0 (darwin)

>>>>> "CH" == Christopher Howard <> writes:

CH> Hi, I've been enjoying using eshell more and more, but I can't get used to
CH> the default completion method where it picks the most recently modified
CH> and then cycles through. Can I make it act like bash and just complete up
CH> to the last unambiguous letter? I see some relevant looking variables, but
CH> am not sure what to do with them. I am running Emacs 24.5.1.

You could try setting eshell-cmpl-cycle-cutoff-length to a low value, like 1.

John Wiegley                  GPG fingerprint = 4710 CF98 AF9B 327B B80F                          60E1 46C4 BD1A 7AC1 4BA2

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