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Re: [BUG][bash][auto completion] if COMPREPLY contents ":" auto completi

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [BUG][bash][auto completion] if COMPREPLY contents ":" auto completion doesn't work properly
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 15:50:25 -0400
User-agent: Thunderbird (Macintosh/20060909)

Vasily Tarasov wrote:

> I suppose I've found a bug;

I need to make this part of the FAQ.  The `:' is special to readline:  it
splits words for the word completion code.

The default set of such characters is available in the COMP_WORDBREAKS
variable.  Removing `:' from the value of that variable should produce
the behavior you want.

Something like


will do the job.


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