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Re: Feature request: tab completion on functions

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Feature request: tab completion on functions
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:36:38 -0500
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On 1/26/18 5:57 AM, Odne Hellebø wrote:
> I have some functions that are very similar and would like to be able to
> tabcomplete those. The command is like makeFoodSpaghetti and
> makeFoodLasagne. I get tabcompletion for make but if the nextletter isn't a
> capital letter it doesn't work.... and obviously need to have capital
> letter for S and L as well.

You want to be able to complete shell function names case-insensitively
even though you won't be able to execute the result? I can see case-
insensitivity for executables on a case-insensitive file system like
Mac OS HFS+ or APFS, but shell functions?

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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