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Re: completion of directory links doesn't add /


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: completion of directory links doesn't add /
Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2002 11:32:06 -0400
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address@hidden wrote:
>       When trying to complete on a link to a directory, the
> completion stops without completing it as though it was a directory
> instead just a file.

This was an intentional change, because many commands treat those
symlinks differently depending on whether the final slash is present.
"rm -r link" operates on the link; "rm -r link/" operates on the
pointed-to directory.

> I realize that this could be a design decision for some reason, but
> I need to change it.

I'd also like to be able to turn it off.


paul



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