completion-ignore-case problem with cygwin

Carlo Florendo
Fri Sep 15 11:11:00 GMT 2006

Levy, Bruce wrote:
> Hi Igor,
> Thank you very much for your reply.
> I invoked 'bash -vx --login -i' and watched the commands that were being
> executed.  I did NOT see any reference to completion-ignore-case.
> Should I see the lines in .inputrc being executed?  I did not see any
> .inputrc output.
> From my bash shell I ran bind 'set completion-ignore-case on' and that
> worked perfectly.  I then tried putting that line into .bashrc and that
> also worked.  So, I have a workaround, but I'm not sure why .inputrc is
> not invoked.

Why don't you include

export INPUTRC=~/.inputrc

on your .bashrc

You may the then restart bash.

Best Regards,


Carlo Florendo
Network Administrator
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