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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.

-Miles
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