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Re: Completion list showed twice using "show-all-if-ambiguous" and "menu
Re: Completion list showed twice using "show-all-if-ambiguous" and "menu-complete" together
Sat, 06 Apr 2013 21:26:24 -0400
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On 4/5/13 5:19 PM, address@hidden wrote:
> I would like the choice between the completion mechanism I used in my first
> post (manually cycling through completion options), and the completion
> mechanism in this post (typing extra characters onto the common prefix and
> then completing again).
> In any case, the behaviour I described in my first post still seems like a
> bug. I don't see why, under any circumstances, it make sense for bash to
> display the same completion list twice.
OK, I see. Regular tab completion and menu completion don't share state.
Menu completion uses some of the completion internals, but is separate from
TAB completion. I don't see this changing any time soon.
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU address@hidden http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/