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Re: bash builtin expansion in shell.el


From: Xah Lee
Subject: Re: bash builtin expansion in shell.el
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 10:24:43 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jun 13, 1:57 pm, Xah Lee <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Jun 13, 12:07 pm, address@hidden wrote:
>
> > There are plenty of
> > bash$ help|wc
> >      46     449    3701
> > builtin bash commands that the *shell* buffer is unaware of, as it only
> > knows about $PATH.
>
> > So how can I get
> > bash$ hist<TAB>
> > to become
> > bash$ history ?
>
> i don't think the example you have is traditional unix. Perhaps you
> forgot the dollar sign? Also, in my env, there's no “history” as env
> var by default (never heard of that), but there's “$HIST”.
>
> env var expansion works in emacs's shell command in both OS X and
> Windows Vista. However, when you run shell in emacs, not necessarly
> all your env var in terminal are inherited. The situation is a bit
> complex depending on what OS you running.

Oops i glossed over your previous message. Just for posterity, never
mind my previous reply. :)

 Xah


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