[kwlug-disc] cd case insensitive? (NOT autocompletion)

William Park opengeometry at yahoo.ca
Mon Sep 9 15:25:31 EDT 2013


On Mon, Sep 09, 2013 at 02:53:02PM -0400, unsolicited wrote:
> How do I make filename/directory matching case insensitive?
> 
> Note, I am NOT talking about autocompletion. No tab pressing involved here.
> 
> If I have directory /Data/Me, how do I make 'cd /data/me<enter>' do
> the expected?

Short answer: you can't.

Long answer: you have to write a script that will convert the cases for
    both your command argument and target directory name, and do the
    match.  For "vfat" and the likes, there is mount option that will
    convert the case automatically.
-- 
William




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