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Re: [RFC] Case-insensitive path completion in _git

On Sat, Dec 12, 2020, at 11:40 PM, dana wrote:
> I've had this sitting for a while:
> _git has issues completing files case-insensitively (if you have matcher-list
> 'm:{a-zA-Z}={A-Za-z}' or whatever). Looking into it, i found that __git_files
> is trying to pass a glob pattern to `git ls-files`, and this fails if there's
> not an exact case match, since ls-files is always case-sensitive.
> There is a fall-back to `git ls-files` with no path, but this doesn't always
> work either, because it defaults to the CWD, and the file you're trying to
> complete may not be under the CWD. Even when the fall-back succeeds, it's not
> ideal, because it'll pass every single file in the tree to _multi_parts, which
> can be slow.
> The following hack solves the problem for me, but it might be too silly to
> commit. Can anyone think of a more proper fix? If not, would the hack be
> viable (probably gated behind a style)?

Any further feedback (assuming dana still feels like pushing this, of course)?


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