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Re: ignoreeof variable (lowercase) as a synonym for IGNOREEOF

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: ignoreeof variable (lowercase) as a synonym for IGNOREEOF
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 11:15:36 -0400
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On 3/22/21 10:43 AM, Ilkka Virta wrote:
The lowercase 'ignoreeof' variable appears to act as a sort of a synonym to
the uppercase 'IGNOREEOF'. Both seem to call into 'sv_ignoreeof', and the
latter one set takes effect. I can't see the lowercase one documented
anywhere, is this on purpose?

It exists only for backwards compatibility; it's deprecated and has been
for years.

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

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