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Re: Tab expansion dark corners


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: Tab expansion dark corners
Date: 20 Jun 2001 18:14:51 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.090004 (Oort Gnus v0.04) Emacs/20.7

Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> writes:
> Bash also has problems seeing the one filename that started with "="
> $ ls =[TAB]
> Display all 232 possibilities? (y or n)
> $ ls ./=[TAB]
> Display all 232 possibilities? (y or n)
> one needs
> $ ls \=[TAB] etc.

This is intentional.  bash tells readline to treat '=' as whitespace
so that foo=/path/to/fil[TAB] works.  Likewise for ':'.


paul



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