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Re: show-all-if-ambiguous broken?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: show-all-if-ambiguous broken?
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2005 21:19:49 -0500
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Com MN PG P E B Consultant 3 wrote:
>>1.  Are you sure your inputrc is being read?  
> 
> 
> Yes, I had verified this in two ways: First I have changed some of the
> character
> bindings in my .inputrc, and then I have typed Ctrl-X Crtl-R on the
> shell prompt.
> The effect was that my character binding had changed, but the completion
> behaviour
> was still faulty.

Did `echo $INPUTRC' display anything?

>>2.  Does typing `bind "set show-all-if-ambiguous on"' at the 
>>bash prompt
>>    result in the option being successfully enabled?
> 
> 
> No, this does not output anything!!!

It's not supposed to.  It's supposed to change readline's behavior.


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