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Re: New bash and tab completion

On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 01:37:23PM -0800, Brian Nelson wrote:
> I don't know if there is a way to revert back to the old behavior, but
> this change is mentioned in /usr/share/doc/bash/changelog.gz:
> c.  The completion code no longer appends a `/' or ` ' to a match when
>     completing a symbolic link that resolves to a directory name, unless
>     the match does not add anything to the word being completed.  This
>     means that a tab will complete the word up to the full name, but not
>     add anything, and a subsequent tab will add a slash.

That sounds really, really broken.  Is there any comment explaining
why this might be a Good Thing?

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