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Re: path completion case sensitivity on unix

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  • Matt Wozniski
    ... Vim couldn t possibly obey settings in .inputrc, since it doesn t use readline. As for case-insensitive completion, see this:
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 3, 2009
      On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 2:28 PM, Thomas Rowe wrote:
      >
      > Path completion on Windows and Unix are different regarding case
      > sensitivity.  Given file './Blah' on Windows, vim command ':e b<tab>' will
      > expand out to ':e Blah'.  On Linux it does not expand, even though bash
      > does as I have 'set completion-ignore-case on' in my ~/.inputrc.
      >
      > I would much prefer case insensitive completion on Linux.  Ideally vim
      > would honor .inputrc settings.  I'd like to offer a patch but the
      > learning curve for the vim source seems rather steep.
      >
      > Any chance of getting this implemented?  Or can someone offer some
      > pointers on how to do it myself?

      Vim couldn't possibly obey settings in .inputrc, since it doesn't use readline.

      As for case-insensitive completion, see this:

      http://groups.google.com/group/vim_dev/browse_thread/thread/d85208b0b888c5a2/7215a4c95e7637e1

      ~Matt

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