[kwlug-disc] tab completion in SLES 11 seems intermittent
cdfrey at foursquare.net
Thu Sep 24 04:33:38 EDT 2009
On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 03:49:27AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> $ gunzip <TAB>
> i get only six! that would be /boot, /grub, and the four files there
> that have a ".gz" suffix. huh? it's as if tab completion is trying
> to do the completion intelligently, by giving me the stuff only with
> .gz suffixes, but that doesn't explain the directories.
> what's happening here? i've never seen anything like it.
It's a "feature."
Some distros have a "bash completion" package that governs this... I don't
know if SuSE is one of them.
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