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Re: Wrong prompt and incorrect parsing if completion is used


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Wrong prompt and incorrect parsing if completion is used
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 15:23:22 -0400
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On 8/9/10 12:02 PM, Egmont Koblinger wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I've found a weird behavior.  In some circumstances, if I use TAB completion
> during typing a command line, the final command is parsed differently than
> if I typed it all along.
> 
> I'm on Ubuntu Lucid.  The bug described below occurs only if I use the
> bash-completion package (that is, I source /etc/bash_completion - it can be
> found at http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/bash-completion ).  However, the
> behavior suggests that probably it's a bug in bash itself, not the
> bash-completion package.

Maybe.  Before I take a closer look at this, what does running the
offending set of commands with `set -x' enabled show?

Chet

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