bash 2.05a-3: option to allow drive letter prefixes for completion?

Chet Ramey
Tue Apr 16 11:27:00 GMT 2002

> This reminds me of another oddity, one I resolved serendipitously: I never 
> understood why Readline was escaping at signs ('@') when they were part of 
> a name it was expanding (I sometimes use them to set off time stamps 
> incorporated into file names). Then one day I happened upon the 
> documentation of the Cygwin feature designed to circumvent argument list 
> length limitations: @argListFileName.

Bash does hostname completion, too.  The `@' is another completer word break
character on all systems, not just cygwin.


``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    chet@po.CWRU.Edu

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