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Re: variables not TAB expanded except in first position


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: variables not TAB expanded except in first position
Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2017 11:21:18 -0500
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On 11/5/17 10:37 AM, 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson wrote:
> $ $BRO<TAB> #makes $BROWSER. Good!
> $ xargs $BRO<TAB> #just beeps. Bad.
> Yes I have bash-completions installed but am not sure what is to blame.

It's bash-completion. You can easily check this yourself by temporarily
disabling programmable completion.

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