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Re: bash completion bug with 'cd'


From: Benjamin Rutt
Subject: Re: bash completion bug with 'cd'
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 14:53:26 -0500
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Benjamin Rutt <address@hidden> writes:

> I have an animated gif that shows the bug.  If you browse to:
>
> http://bmi.osu.edu/~rutt/bashcompletion.gif
>
> it will show how e.g.
>
> cd $HOM<press TAB>
>
> will expand to
>
> cd \$HOME
>
> I think this is a bug in the method:
>
> _cd()
> {
>       local IFS=$'\t\n' cur=${COMP_WORDS[COMP_CWORD]} i j k
> [...]
> }

I should mention I posted here since my mail to Ian, the bash
completion maintainer, bounced.  Anyone knows how to reach him?
-- 
Benjamin Rutt





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