BASH filecompletion

Rudolf Floers joe at dummy.dnsalias.de
Sun Nov 12 16:40:38 PST 2000


On Sun, Nov 12, 2000 at 07:21:17PM -0500, Robert Bercik wrote:
> Christiaan Van den Poel wrote:
> 
> > Hello,
> >
> > On my staring distro (Mandrake 7.0) I can use TAB complete my command
> > line just by hitting TAB once.  But on the LFS (2.4.2) I need to hit TAB
> > twice (the first one gives me a bell) so after hitting it twice very
> > fast I can complete my command line or see the list of different
> > possibilities.
> >
> > Does anyknow know how to change this?
> >
> > TIA
> >
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> I am having the same problem with file-completion and I tried copying the
> inputrc file from my original distro but it still doesn't work. The only
> difference I see between my regular distro's bash and the one on my LFS
> system is that my original distro's bash is dyn. linked to libtermcap and
> my LFS is dyn. linked to libncurses. Could this be the problem or is it
> something else?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> -Rob
> 
> 
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i put this into my /etc/profile:
echo -e "\33[11;0]"
should turn off the fu.... bash bell.
(add that to lfs-hints?)

if there is more than one completion possibility you need to hit <tab>
twice, else once.

hth
rf

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