ports/150322: [bug] shells/bash-completion shell freezes

Emanuel Haupt ehaupt at FreeBSD.org
Mon Sep 6 11:50:08 UTC 2010

>Number:         150322
>Category:       ports
>Synopsis:       [bug] shells/bash-completion shell freezes
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       critical
>Priority:       high
>Responsible:    freebsd-ports-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Sep 06 11:50:07 UTC 2010
>Originator:     Emanuel Haupt
>Release:        FreeBSD 8.1-PRERELEASE i386
System: FreeBSD freefall.freebsd.org 8.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 8.1-PRERELEASE #44 r209978: Tue Jul 13 08:42:03 UTC 2010 simon at freefall.freebsd.org:/usr/src/sys/i386/compile/FREEFALL i386

Immediately after the update to 1.2,1 I noticed that tab completion behaves
strange in conjunction with symlinks.

$ bash --version
GNU bash, version 4.1.7(1)-release (amd64-portbld-freebsd8.1)
Copyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>


$ mkdir -p /tmp/dir/x/y/z
$ ln -s /tmp/dir /tmp/dir-link
$ rsync -avP /tmp/dir-li<PRESS TAB>

the shell completely freezes.




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