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Re: tab expansion cant deal with "=" in filenames


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: tab expansion cant deal with "=" in filenames
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 08:53:29 -0500

> Bash Version: 2.05a
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
> no matter if you do
> $ cat =TAB
> $ cat ./=TAB
> $ cat ./=bbbTAB
> bash just can't expand a filename with a "=" at front.  Maybe middle
> too--I didn't test that.

Quote it.  A backslash is sufficient.  `=' is a word break character
for the completion code.

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