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Re: Is direxpand available yet (to fix dirspell)?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Is direxpand available yet (to fix dirspell)?
Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2013 17:23:09 -0500
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On 1/8/13 5:18 PM, John Caruso wrote:
> In bash 4.1, if you do "shopt +s dirspell" and type "ls /ect/passwd<TAB>"
> it's corrected to "ls /etc/passwd".  In bash 4.2 with dirspell enabled,
> the correction doesn't happen.
> Some searching shows that the bash 4.1 behavior can apparently be enabled
> again in bash 4.2 with a patch that adds a new "direxpand" option.  Is this
> the case?  If so, is direxpand actually available in any released version
> of bash yet (and if so which version)?

That functionality came in as part of bash-4.2 patch 29.  Please try it
and let me know what it's missing.

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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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