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Re: Hi, I think I found a bug in a Ubuntu Bash here-document


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Hi, I think I found a bug in a Ubuntu Bash here-document
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2018 11:42:55 -0500
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On 2/28/18 12:41 PM, Benqzq wrote:
> I wrote a minimal, detailed, replicable and markdowned description of the
> problem in the following link and I report this after days of testing and
> not "on the fly":
> 
> https://serverfault.com/questions/898964/copy-paste-into-digitalocean-modified-ubuntu-bash-includes-dots-instead-tabulati

You know, I bet it's something in your programmable completion environment.
You're probably not using bracketed-paste mode, and there's no indication
you turned off line editing, so the TABs input to an interactive shell
result in an attempt to perform word completion. Maybe that's what is
adding the `.'.

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