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Re: Case (in)sensitivity of complete -X patterns?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Case (in)sensitivity of complete -X patterns?
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 20:55:56 -0400
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On 9/16/10 2:19 PM, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I was looking for a way to make complete/compgen -X filter patterns case 
> insensitive, but it seems that the -X patterns are not affected by nocaseglob 
> nor nocasematch, is that correct?

That's correct.  Those variables are applied at a different place in the
code.

> If yes, would it be possible to add something that would accomplish that in 
> future bash releases?

Sure, I'll take a look for a future release.

Chet


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