Re: Bash 2.0 Problems
firstname.lastname@example.org (Steve McIntyre) writes:
> 1) It now seems to escape tab-completed filenames properly (previous
> versions had problems doing this)
It escapes them with backslashes instead of quoting the filename. I
agree that this works much better.
> 2) Multi-line scripts written on the command line are automatically
> wrapped into a single line when recalled using command history. This is
> IMHO a gorgeous feature...
That feature has always been there, but now it's on by default. (The
way to turn this on has changed, however. The old way is `set
command_oriented_history', and the new way is `shopt -s cmdhist'.)
The full list of changes is extremely long, and is in
I would prefer to go with bash 2.0 in Debian 1.3. In lieu of a
working Breaks line, I can check for important programs which break in
the bash preinst, and refuse to install. Should I do this? So far, I
know of dpkg 184.108.40.206 and sysklogd 1.3-14.