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Re: No file name completion for file names start with underscore
- From: Paul.Domaskis <Paul dot Domaskis at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:35:35 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Re: No file name completion for file names start with underscore
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Gary Johnson <garyjohn <at> spocom.com> writes:
> David is right: find does accept a file name as the path argument.
> I didn't know that. (Obviously.) The man page doesn't really say,
> but all references to the path argument suggest that it contains a
> directory or list of directories.
> Nevertheless, the completion function for find (_find(), in
> /etc/bash_completion.d/findutils or
> /usr/share/bash-completion/completions/find) does expect that
> argument to be a directory and expands only directories.
I think I will need to deepen my knowledge into the bowels of unix.
This thread is the first I've heard that completion depended on the
command being typed. Thanks, all.
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