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Re: auto tab complete
Off-topic, but cmd *does* support tab-completion. Google for "cmd tab
On Fri, 22 Aug 2003, jwaterbrook wrote:
> That's what I was fishing for.
> and the comment about sh and cmd not supporting it was exactly what I was wondering (I just didn't know it yet :) ).
> "shell at home is bash with completion set up" - I guess my next question is what did you have to do to set it up besides just using the executable?
> andrew brian clegg wrote:
> > Tab completion is a facility of the shell running on the remote computer
> > surely, nothing to do with ssh itself.
> > e.g. I ssh into my home PC from work and I get tab completion, because my
> > shell at home is bash with completion set up. This would also be the case
> > if I were to use telnet or rlogin to connet.
> > If it was sh or cmd.exe I wouldn't, regardless of whether I used ssh or
> > telnet or rlogin, because sh and cmd.exe don't support it.
> > Or am I misunderstanding the question?
> > Andrew.
> > On Fri, 22 Aug 2003, jwaterbrook wrote:
> > > does the ssh executable support it? It won't even work for it.
> > >
> > > Vince Hoffman wrote:
> > > > To the best of my knowledge the sftp executable doesnt support tab
> > > > completion.
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