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Re: Please fix history-search-backward/forward

On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 11:55 PM, Mikael Magnusson <mikachu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 28 August 2010 20:54, Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> zle says:
>> Search backward in the history for a line beginning with the first
>> word in the buffer.
>> GNU readline says:
>> Search backward through the history for the string of characters
>> between the start of the current line and the point.

>> [1] http://zsh.sourceforge.net/Doc/Release/User-Contributions.html
> I think you want history-beginning-search-backward/forward ? Changing
> the effects of a widget is (and I think I can say this quite safely)
> is not really an option.

I already mentioned history-beginning-search-backward/forward
(history-search-end), the point is not how to do that.

The point is that history-beginning-search-backward-end encompasses
the functionality of history-search-backward, so why not make
history-search-backward do the same as
history-beginning-search-backward-end, if no functionality would be

Felipe Contreras

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