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Re: autocompletion won't work for file names cotnaining an "@" like /tmp
Re: autocompletion won't work for file names cotnaining an "@" like /firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:13:02 -0400
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On 3/16/18 5:51 AM, Toralf Förster wrote:
> tested at a hardened stable Gentoo Linxu with 4.4_p12.
`@' is one of the characters that breaks words for the completer, so you
can do hostname completion. The current set of completion word break
characters is available as $COMP_WORDBREAKS.
> Other devs reported that autocompeltion won't work too in a construct like
> "cat $(cat somefil<tab>"
This is a problem with bash-completion (a separate package); it works fine
with the standard (built-in) bash completion.
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU address@hidden http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/