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Re: completion inconsistencies involving symlinks


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: completion inconsistencies involving symlinks
Date: Sat, 09 Sep 2006 16:35:48 -0400
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address@hidden wrote:

> I assume my original bug is still open, though? One solution would be to
> be able to specify logical vs physical pathnames in programmable
> completion.

I thought I answered that.  If you prefer physical paths, use
`set -o physical' to force them.  The completion code honors that setting
like other parts of the shell when it interprets `..' and canonicalizes
pathnames.

Chet

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