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Re: trying to expand filenames that start with "="


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: trying to expand filenames that start with "="
Date: Fri, 05 Dec 2003 08:58:07 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> wrote:
> Trying to expand filenames that start with "=" fails, even when I
> prefix with ./

Readline treats "=" and ":" as whitespace, to help when setting
variables like $PATH.  If you escape "=" with "\", completion will
work.


paul




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