bug-bash
[Top][All Lists]
Advanced

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Command completion a la tcsh


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Command completion a la tcsh
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 07:59:36 -0400

> I've just switched from tcsh to bash.  Under tcsh I used autolist to
> enable tab completion.  The default behaviour was to list all possible
> command completions after ONE tab.    Under a default setup of bash,
> the behaviour seems to be to list all possible command completions
> after TWO tabs.  This is somewhat irksome, and I was wondering whether
> there was a way of fixing bash to list command completions after one
> tab. 
> 
> I've read the bash (2.04) manual and searched on the web and through
> newsgroup postings for an answer to this question, but to no avail.

Put

set show-all-if-ambiguous on

into ~/.inputrc or run

bind 'set show-all-if-ambiguous on'

from a shell prompt.

-- 
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]