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Re: Why escape char `:' with `\' when auto completing filenames?


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Why escape char `:' with `\' when auto completing filenames?
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 11:19:05 +0100
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"Clark J. Wang" <address@hidden> writes:

> On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 5:00 PM, Andreas Schwab <address@hidden>wrote:
>
>> "Clark J. Wang" <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>> > I think char `:' is not special in bash.
>>
>> $ printf "%q\n" "$COMP_WORDBREAKS"
>> $' \t\n"\'><=;|&(:'
>>
>>
> I don't think that explain the issue.

  /* characters that need to be quoted when appearing in filenames. */
  rl_filename_quote_characters = " \t\n\\\"'@<>=;|&()#$`?*[!:{~";       /*}*/

Andreas.

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