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Re: mkdir should not have -d completion qualifier


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: mkdir should not have -d completion qualifier
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 16:12:17 -0500

> Machine Type: powerpc-suse-linux
> 
> Bash Version: 2.05
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>       It's meaningless for filename completion of mkdir's
>       argument to be limited to existing directory names,
>       since mkdir's job is of course to create directories
>       that aren't there (yet).

I don't distribute any completions with bash, and therefore none are
installed by default.  This must have been the vendor (I know Debian
distributes a number of completion specs for bash.)

Chet

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

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




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