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Re: want old behavior for FIGNORE

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: want old behavior for FIGNORE
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 16:32:11 -0400

> Machine Type: i386-redhat-linux-gnu
> Bash Version: 2.04
> Patch Level: 21
> Release Status: release
> Description:
> i don't remember _precisely_ how it used to work, but i know that the 
> behavior of FIGNORE has gotten worse over time.
> ignoring files used to not be _quite_ so absolute.  It used to be that you 
> could begin typing a filename normally-ignored filename and have it 
> complete...  
>       if there was no foo.c, then typing foo^i would give you foo.o 
>       if there were both foo.c and foo.o, then typing foo^i would give you 
> foo.c' ' and not beep at you because foo.o was 'ignored'

Look at bashline.c and search for NO_FORCE_FIGNORE.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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