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Re: 'cd' and tab completion

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: Re: 'cd' and tab completion
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2003 02:08:29 -0600

On 31-Jan-2003, Laurent Jacques <address@hidden> wrote:

| It seems that under matlab, this completion (with the '/', '~', and '../' 
| understanding) is activated when the command 'cd' is present in the beginning 
| of the line. It's a kind of selective autocompletion (like in the last 
| version of bash) which depends on the command used.
| This could be way to deal with this possible ambiguous definition of '/' ?
| There is nos sense to imagine a division after the cd command (at least until 
| the next ';' if there are several command on the same line)

There might be other places where file completion would be desirable.

Someone might have redefined cd to be a variable, so you have to check
that as well.

In any case, working patches would be welcome.


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