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Re: *shell* TAB *Completions* fooled by $PWD/

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: *shell* TAB *Completions* fooled by $PWD/
Date: 11 Jul 2002 22:26:58 +0900

address@hidden (Richard Stallman) writes:
> Perhaps this means that Shell mode commands should never expand
> environment variables.  If we leave it for the shell to expand them,
> it will at least expand them consistently.
> What do people think about this?  Are there cases where Shell mode
> commands that expand envvars which would be greatly missed?

YES!!  I use (constant) environment variables _constantly_ and I
heavily depend on them being expanded by completion in shell mode!

I think this `problem' is very minor, and in fact we really don't need
to change anything.

Come now, if we were really planning to harm you, would we be waiting here, 
 beside the path, in the very darkest part of the forest?

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