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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