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Re: readline expansion: 'cp $v/<TAB>' -> 'cp \$v/' (no expansion) - why?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: readline expansion: 'cp $v/<TAB>' -> 'cp \$v/' (no expansion) - why?
Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2012 08:12:38 -0400
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On 7/5/12 7:59 AM, Jason Vas Dias wrote:
> hi Eric - thanks for your response, but bash-4.2.29(2), just built from
> latest patches from gnu on x86_64 ubuntu,  does NOT
> "restore the old behavior" , but now refuses to tab-expand at
> all - 'cat $SRC/<TAB>' on the command line still produces no
> output.  Is there some option I need to give to enable it? Thanks!

Make sure you're not using programmable completion to eliminate that as
a possible problem.

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