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

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: *shell* TAB *Completions* fooled by $PWD/
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 14:18:26 +0200
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address@hidden (Kai writes:

|> address@hidden (Miles Bader) writes:
|> > Annoying little wrinkle (1): you don't actually know who's listening
|> > when you send input to the subprocess -- it may be the shell you
|> > started, it may be some process running under the shell...
|> That could be "solved" by documenting it properly: just say that C-u
|> TAB sends input to the remote shell and that things will break if
|> there is no remote shell.
|> After all, RET isn't all that different: it also just sends input to
|> the remote end, and it doesn't care whether it's really a shell...

This is quite different because after sending input with RET you don't
expect any particular response.


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