Tab completion working partially

Firas Kraiem fkraiem at
Mon Feb 5 19:00:36 UTC 2007

Quoting Rong-en Fan <grafan at>:

> On 2/6/07, Firas Kraiem <fkraiem at> 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 ?
> Are you using bash-completion ?

Yeah, actually it was working before but all of a sudden it started  
behaving like this. Problem solved by reinstalling bash with  
portupgrade -f bash.

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