Bug 547488 - guestfish cannot tab complete filenames that contain spaces
guestfish cannot tab complete filenames that contain spaces
Status: NEW
Product: Virtualization Tools
Classification: Community
Component: libguestfs (Show other bugs)
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All Linux
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Assigned To: Richard W.M. Jones
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Reported: 2009-12-14 14:14 EST by Richard W.M. Jones
Modified: 2017-03-08 07:58 EST (History)
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Description Richard W.M. Jones 2009-12-14 14:14:28 EST
Description of problem:

On a Windows disk image:

><fs> ls /Program<tab>
/Program Files  /ProgramData

but entering <space><tab> or \<space><tab> or trying to put
quotes around the argument doesn't work.

In addition:

><fs> ls "/Program Files/<tab>

doesn't show any files to complete.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

major: 1
minor: 0
release: 79
extra: 

How reproducible:

Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Mount up a Windows guest (possibly any filesystem which
   contains spaces)
2. Try to tab-complete filenames that have spaces
3.
  
Actual results:

Doesn't tab complete correctly.

Expected results:

Should understand guestfish quoting.
http://libguestfs.org/guestfish.1.html#quoting

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