Tab completion working partially

youshi10 at youshi10 at
Mon Feb 5 18:10:06 UTC 2007

On Mon, 5 Feb 2007, Firas Kraiem wrote:

> (Sorry for the double-posting, the last message wasn't sent properly)
> Hi
> I have problems with the tab-completion in my shell (bash). When there is only 
> one choice possible, it works fine (e.g. cd /usr/por<tab> <il complete 
> correctly to /usr/ports). However, when there is multiple choices (e.g. cd 
> /usr/l<tab>) and bash usually shows a list of all possible options, it just 
> exits the shell (Konsole or xterm windo is closed and I get thrown back to a 
> login prompt when using a tty). In sh or csh, it's even worse : completion 
> doesn't work at all. I'm running 6.2-STABLE, any ideas about this ?
> Firas

What version of bash are you using (2 or 3)?

Try opening up sh, open up bash, tabcomplete something, and see if bash segment faults or something back to sh.

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