Paul Jakma hath declared on Friday the 23 day of July 2004 :-:
> it will autocomplete based on the local filesystem, so if /<PATH> and
> whatever:/<PATH> match you might get the sense that bash was
> auto-logging into to remote machine and getting dir listing, but it
Yeah... thats how I noticed... I always used local dirs/files to
autocomplete, however I have started using the bash autocompletion script.
On the ocasion that I noticed this, I was coping a file from a remote
machine to the local machine, and I was auto-completing the directories
on the local machine, when it suddenly completed the file name too...
I was a little taken aback as that file didn't exist on the local machine
(hence the copying).
> if yours is, wow.
After sourcing the /etc/bash_completion that the package on debian/sarge
Mr. Rogers could explain shoe-tying and make it seem like the coolest
thing in the world. He was our Uncle and older brother. He told us we
were special, and we knew he'd be there for us.
A cult leader, right down to the sneakers.
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