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Re: bash-4.0 filename completion

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash-4.0 filename completion
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 11:49:10 -0400
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Krzysiek Pawlik wrote:
> Hello,
> With bash-4.0-10 I get following behavior:
> $ touch 'a file with spaces'
> $ touch 'a File with spaces'
> $ touch 'a File With spaces'
> $ cat a<TAB>
> After pressing TAB completion seems to stop working, pressing Ctrl-i (another
> bind for `complete') also doesn't work, using Alt+/ (bind for 
> complete-filename)
> works.

I can't reproduce this.  I get a\ (escaped space), and then listing of
possible completions with subsequent TABs.  This is the correct behavior.
Could it have something to do with any completion functions you have

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