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Re: bash killed by filecompletion feature if filename(s) contain '*' cha


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash killed by filecompletion feature if filename(s) contain '*' character
Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2010 22:07:09 -0500
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On 1/30/10 4:17 PM, address@hidden wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.0
> Patch Level: 35
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>       bash died while word completion if filename contains a '*' character
> 
> Repeat-By:
>     touch file\*1
>     touch file\*2
>     chmod +x file*
>     ./file[tab][tab]    

The problem is attempting to recompute already-computed information.
Try the attached patch:

Chet
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