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Re: Tab completion misbehaves with newlines

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Tab completion misbehaves with newlines
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:44:55 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Greg Wooledge <address@hidden> writes:

> I type:
> $ cat bad
> and press Tab twice.  (The first does nothing visible.)  This gives me
> two completion choices:
> bad        bad^Jfile
> If I press Ctrl-V Ctrl-J, the cursor moves to the next line.  At this
> point, further Tabbing (with or without characters) acts like a new
> completion rather than a continuation of the previous completion, as
> this bug report indicated.

You are inserting an unquoted whitespace, which ends the current word.
The only bug is that readline doesn't perform command completion on the
new line.


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