perl -d causes completion to fail

Adam Dinwoodie
Mon Oct 20 11:23:00 GMT 2014

On Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 03:08:42PM -0700, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
> On 10/15/2014 2:30 PM, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
> Adefaria-lt:ls /etc/bash_completion.d/perl
> ls: cannot access /etc/bash_completion.d/perl: No such file or directory
> Adefaria-lt:ls /usr/share/bash-completion/completions/perl
> /usr/share/bash-completion/completions/perl
> Adefaria-lt:
> I think you mean /usr/share/bash-completion/completions/perl... I
> think the problem is that it's parsing the next token after -d and
> -dt looking for :debugger and never things that maybe there's no
> debugger name (see perldoc perldebug).

Whatever you're using doesn't seem to be the Cygwin bash-completion
package.  Both x86 and x86_64 install /etc/bash_completion.d/perl:

Before we go any further with anything else, I think your next step
should probably be to install the Cygwin bash-completion package and
check what the behaviour is there.

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