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Re: Bug/Request for change - in filename completion behaviour on windo


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: Bug/Request for change - in filename completion behaviour on windows platform
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2002 11:00:25 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/20.7 (i386-redhat-linux-gnu)

Roland Roeder <address@hidden> wrote:
>    The filename completion of bash doesn't work as I'd expect it. If
>    the given filenames has the form '<drive_letter>:/<pathname>'
>    bash seems to ignore the given drive and tries to complete the
>    pathname starting from the root.

Right.  In path completion, ":" is treated as whitespace for
convenience when setting $PATH, etc.

Chet, would it be difficult to make the set of whitespace characters
configurable?


paul



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