Can "DLL's" & libraries be marked as non-executable?

Christopher Faylor
Mon Jan 17 17:13:00 GMT 2005

On Sun, Jan 16, 2005 at 08:43:44PM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>On Sun, Jan 16, 2005 at 02:56:57PM -0800, linda w wrote:
>> I was told I might fix the problem of typing in a partial command name
>> like "cyg", and the command completion character and getting a long list
>> of DLL's with a few EXE's thrown in.
>> I had been told it could be fixed through adjustment of the bash command
>> completion or in the readline completion used by bash.  This doesn't
>> appear to be a straight forward solution.  
>Have you looked into it? It's easy in bash:
>    A colon-separated list of suffixes to  ignore  when  performing
>    filename  completion  (see  READLINE  below).  A filename whose
>    suffix matches one of the entries in FIGNORE is  excluded  from
>    the list of matched filenames.  A sample value is ".o:~".

Great point.  Thanks, Pierre.

Should this be a default in a .profile (or equivalent) somewhere?


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