file completion in bash shell from emacs

David Bush
Sun Feb 28 23:02:00 GMT 1999

This does not happen with the Cygwin build of Xemacs.  You might want
to look into it.  There is no binary available yet.


Murli Ganeshan writes:
 > I have emacs 19.34.6 for windows 95 and I have installed the cygwin 20.1
 > package and am able to invoke a bash shell from emacs with "M-x shell".
 > I have seen a problem with file completion. The problem is that the forward
 > slash(/)directory delimiter is replaced by the backward slash(\). So if had a
 > hierarchy as
 > dir1
 > 	dir2
 > And from dir1, I say ls <TAB>, I get ls dir2\, instead of ls dir2/, and I have
 > to manually change the \ to / to descend.
 > I have not seen this problem when the bash shell is invoked by itself(i.e 
 > cygnus.bat), and it correctlygives the / delimiter.
 > I would like to know how how to have the same behaviour inside a bash shell 
 > opened from emacs.
 > Any comments/suggestions are highly appreciated.
 > -murli
 > -------------------------------------------
 > Murli Ganeshan 	Cirrus Logic, Austin, TX
 > phone:  (512)912-3365	fax: (512)912-3230
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