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Re: Bash 4.2 completion fails with failglob option enabled

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bash 4.2 completion fails with failglob option enabled
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:22:30 -0400
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On 10/15/13 1:02 PM, Andrey Osipov wrote:
> Chris Down <address@hidden> writes:
>> On 2013-10-04 09:35, Chet Ramey wrote:
>>> On 10/4/13 3:32 AM, Chris Down wrote:
>>>> On 2013-10-02 16:33, Andrey Osipov wrote:
>>>>> Is failglob meant to be used in interactive shell?
>>>> Basically, you can't use it right now if you are using completions that 
>>>> could
>>>> return empty globs.
>>> This just means that completions have failed to take empty globs into
>>> account, not that failglob is behaving in an unintended way.
>> Right, but sadly most modules from bash-completion don't.
> That option hadn't failed the completion with bash 3.2 and even with 4.1
> In bash 4.2 completion and failglob stoped working toghether. I believe
> it's a bug.

If you believe it's a bug in bash, please supply me with an example that
doesn't rely on bash-completion that I can use to reproduce it.  Thanks.


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

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