Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 732428
Doesn't tab-expand shell glob patterns
Last modified: 2011-08-22 16:28:20 EDT
Description of problem:
Without bash-completion, in a directory having e.g. a file called "somepackage-1.23.45.tar.gz", you could do stuff like this:
which would expand the command line to the complete file name:
At this point you could continue editing the line.
With bash-completion installed (as is the default on F-16, that's why I labeled this as a regression over F-15), pressing Tab results in no action at all, neither expansion nor anything else.
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Steps to Reproduce:
Nothing happens when pressing <Tab>.
Expands to filename (or show alternatives if there is more than one file matching the glob), then lets me continue editing the command line.
This is a known problem in bash-completion but not a regression in it - bash-completion has never supported that behavior as far as I can tell.