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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 17:11:35 -0400

> So it looks like the entire word is passed to the completion function;
> COMP_WORDBREAKS is not consulted at that point.  COMP_WORDBREAKS is
> only used to decide how much text to erase before inserting the
> completion text.  Is that intended?  Is the completion function
> supposed to take care of splitting the word if it wants that?

If that's the case, my memory is faulty.  My fault for not checking.  I'll
have to look at the code.


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