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


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Bug/Request for change - in filename completion behaviour on windows platform
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2002 18:59:53 +0100
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address@hidden (Paul Jarc) writes:

|> 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?

Just quote the ":".

Andreas.

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