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Re: please remove or allow users to revert new symlink completion behavi


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: please remove or allow users to revert new symlink completion behaviour
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 11:44:26 -0500

> Machine Type: i686-pc-linux-gnu
> 
> Bash Version: 2.05a
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
> 
> as per the CHANGES file for 2.05a:
> 
> c.  The completion code no longer appends a `/' or ` ' to a match when
>     completing a symbolic link that resolves to a directory name, unless
>     the match does not add anything to the word being completed.  This
>     means that a tab will complete the word up to the full name, but not
>     add anything, and a subsequent tab will add a slash.
> 
> i'm sure i'm not the only bash user who has been finding himself bitten over
> and over again by this fundamental change to the way bash's filename
> completion behaviour works.

Do a google search or a mailing list search.  The discussion was
extensive.


-- 
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



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