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Re: $PWD completion wrong

From: Harald Koenig
Subject: Re: $PWD completion wrong
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 21:00:46 +0200
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On Oct 21, Chet Ramey wrote:

> On 10/21/11 2:42 PM, Harald Koenig wrote:
> If you read further in that thread, you'll find a message I sent out on
> 9/2 containing a patch that adds a `direxpand' option.  The new option

aaah! the web mailing list browswer didn't step from february to march with 
"thread next" :-((( 

> is intended to restore the bash-4.1 behavior of performing word expansion
> on variables in directory names when completing.  It works pretty well;
> there are a couple of rough edges that will be worked out.
> Look for <address@hidden>.

yes, that's what I was looking for!  
a very quick first test with 4.2.8 and "shopt -s direxpand" looks like 
that's what I'll use for now!

I'll forward your hints to that mail/patch to suse and see what they'll do;-)

thanks a lot for your quick help and solution!!

Harald Koenig
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