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Re: Tab completion breaks for tilde-paths with filenames containing spac


From: Dave Rutherford
Subject: Re: Tab completion breaks for tilde-paths with filenames containing space
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:55:33 -0500

On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 9:45 AM, Eduardo A. Bustamante López
<address@hidden> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 09:33:31AM -0500, address@hidden wrote:
> [...]
>> Bash Version: 4.2
>> Patch Level: 37

Also tested on 4.3.30

> address@hidden ~]$ mkdir a; >a/a\ a.txt

You didn't create any ambiguity there. It seems to be a partial requirement.

> address@hidden ~]$ echo ~/a/a<TAB> [completes]
> address@hidden ~]$ echo ~/a/a\ a.txt
> /home/dualbus/a/a a.txt
> address@hidden ~]$ echo ~/a/a\ a<TAB> [completes]
> address@hidden ~]$ echo ~/a/a\ a.txt
> /home/dualbus/a/a a.txt
>
> Are you using any supplementary programs, like bash-completion?

I don't think so, unless Debian turned it on for me.

Note that without a\ a.odt there,
        $ ls ~/a/a<TAB>        [completes to a\ a.txt]
but
        $ ls ~/a/a\ <TAB>      [does not complete]



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