Restricted tab-completion is annoying
forest at alittletooquiet.net
Fri Oct 12 14:02:05 BST 2007
On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 09:07:17AM +0100, Fergal Daly wrote:
> On 12/10/2007, jdong at ubuntu.com <jdong at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 11, 2007 at 06:43:15PM -0700, Aaron C. de Bruyn wrote:
> > > > > If I modify them, doesn't that mean they will get overwritten by the next update to the bash package?
> > > >
> > > > not if you modify them in your own .bashrc
> > >
> > > Yeah--but system-wide I want it off.
> > > On the hosting server I own, I have 4 other admins that would absolutely hate this.
> > >
> > Well, then you should remove it from /etc/skel/.bashrc, and instruct
> > existing users how to edit their .bashrc
> I also find this annoying, why not provide an env var or switch somewhere
> that is checked by
> before turning on any of the "annoying" features,
Enough with the madness. You are free to edit configuration files (files in
/etc), and your changes will not be mindlessly overwritten on upgrades. Your
preference for disabling fancy tab completion is addressed by changing your
system-wide config. Please do so.
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