Exporting $PS1.

Ag. Hatzimanikas a.hatzim at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 22:47:16 PDT 2007

On Tue, Mar 13, at 12:25 Wilco Beekhuizen wrote:
> $ ls /mnt/data/mp3/The\ Devil\'s\ Rejects\ -\ OST/
> After that I can press tab all I want but nothing shows up. Just
> pressing enter shows the directory listing but tab completion doesn't
> work. This happens with only a few directories with various names. I
> don't know for sure if the \' matters.
> Anyways, unsetting PS1 or any other exported variable doesn't matter.
> Is this a bash problem or some directory problem?

Are you using bash_completion?
If so the problem it seems to in the longopt function from tab_completion.
sed '/_longopt()/,/done/!d' bash_completion

Try to comment out the function *and* the loop below the function and see if the 
problem still occurs.

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