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Re: match-hidden-files docstring


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: match-hidden-files docstring
Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2010 23:48:24 -0400
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On 4/10/10 12:22 PM, address@hidden wrote:
> We read
>        match-hidden-files (On)
>               This variable, when set to On, causes readline  to  match  files
>               whose  names  begin  with  a  `.' (hidden files) when performing
>               filename completion, unless the leading `.' is supplied  by  the
>               user in the filename to be completed.
> Don't you mean
>        match-hidden-files (On)
>               This variable, when set to On, causes readline to match
>               files whose names begin with a `.' (hidden files) when
>               performing filename completion. **Otherwise the leading `.'
>               must be supplied by the user**.

Good catch.


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