Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 53775
path completion partially fails for directories mounted from an IRIX server via NFS
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:00 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I try to complete (TAB key in tcsh) paths for files in my home
directory mounted via NFS/NIS, some of them will not be
recognized/displayed. Nevertheless, they are accessible and appear when I
do a 'ls' on the directory. Another problem might be related: CVS stops
with errors when it tries to checkout projects which create directories
that are affected by the problem described above. Important: with Red Hat
7.0 (kernel 2.2.16) none of these problems occured.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. mount home directory via ypbind, autofs, and nfs.
2. 'cd' to one of the affected directories (not all directories/files are
3. make a 'ls'
4. try path completion with TAB key
Actual Results: see example below: the path completion for 'cd' does not
display directory 'multitrac' although it is available (see output of
> cd project/src/
image multicast multitrac skeleton.h test timecast
> cd [TAB]
image/ multicast/ skeleton.h test/ timecast/
Expected Results: Hitting the TAB key after 'cd' should have produced a
list of available files/directories in the current directory, includeing
This has been fixed in the 2.4.3-12 kernel errata release......
see ftp://updates.redhat.com/7.1/en/os/i686/ for the rpm for the kernel update