[CentOS] bash completion in C7

Fri Aug 31 07:12:25 UTC 2018
wwp <subscript at free.fr>

Hello Gordon,

On Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:00:41 -0700 Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 08/30/2018 01:11 AM, wwp wrote:
> > I well know that to match "1.foo-named", I should use `ls*foo*<TAB>`
> > (trailing *) and I'm sure that you know that `ls *foo<TAB>` matches
> > 1.foo.  
> I didn't.  Given a better description of what you're trying to do, I see that the bash's behavior has changed.

I'm afraid I see the same behaviour since Bash 2.0 :-/.

> I also learned about "Alt+g" and "Ctrl+x g".  Those seem to do more or less what you want.  These are documented in the bash man page under Completing/Miscellaneous, as glob-complete-word and glob-list-expansions.

Must confess that I quite never use Alt+ and Ctrl+ key combinations,
saving me from finger stretching.. I'm reading the man about all that
now, instructive, thanks!


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