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

From: John Caruso
Subject: Re: Is direxpand available yet (to fix dirspell)?
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2013 22:38:10 +0000 (UTC)
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In article <address@hidden>, Chet Ramey wrote:
> 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.
> That functionality came in as part of bash-4.2 patch 29.  Please try it
> and let me know what it's missing.

Thanks for the quick reply. I just tested that patch, and it does indeed
fix the bug.  The distribution I'm using is only up to version 4.2.24,
unfortunately, so I'll have to wait to get a working dirspell option
again under bash 4.2.

So just to verify: there's no way in bash 4.2.0 through 4.2.28 to make
dirspell work correctly?  The only fix is the direxpand option?

- John

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