bin/54773: 'cd x*' hassle

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Tue Jul 22 19:10:21 PDT 2003

>Number:         54773
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       ftp 'cd x*' hassle
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Jul 22 19:10:18 PDT 2003
>Originator:     Joe Public
>Release:        i386 FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE
no org
FreeBSD en26 4.8-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE #0: Thu Apr 17 21:11:57 AKDT 2003     root at en26:/usr/src/sys/compile/MYKERN  i386

given a file and directory (such as a post tgz extraction),
                'cd a*' aborts with error, instead of choosing the first match.
                this is a real hassle, always forcing one to specify 'cd a*6'
                for example.  this functionality was broken in FBSD 4.x.
extract a tgz file:
                2 abiword-1.0.6/
                18192 abiword-1.0.6.tar.gz
                $ cd 'a*' should be sufficient to enter abiword-1.0.6/ ...
stop 'cd' from aborting, and give it the 1st match. 

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