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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: {arch} directory

From: Jan Hudec
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: {arch} directory
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 08:35:31 +0200
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On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 18:59:25 +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> On 2003-09-24 18:00:16 +0100 Robert Anderson 
> <address@hidden> wrote:
> >>    Also, when I want to edit something in there, it's slightly less 
> >>convenient for me to type, ``vi ./\<shift>{[tab]'' than ``vi 
> >>./.a[tab]''
> >Broken shell.  Which one?
> Are there many shells which don't have braces as a significant 
> character?  I'm fairly sure bash, tcsh, zsh and rc all do.  It's a 
> fairly effective way of keeping users out of {arch} but a pain when 
> you want to do brain surgery.

I have to disagree, since for me
ls {<Tab>
results in
ls \{arch\}
Bash is intelligent enough in handling this.

For files starting with =, you have to type
Bash is reasonably intelligent here too.

                                                 Jan 'Bulb' Hudec 

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