bash completion disabled in default bash installation

Stephen Shirley diamond+ubuntu-devel at
Fri Jan 20 12:57:54 GMT 2006

Mircea MITU wrote:
> is there a reason for disabling bash completion (or not enabling) in
> default bash configuration (/etc/bash.bashrc)?

The last time i tried bash programmable completion on my p3-800 server i 
disabled it again pretty quickly as it was very very slow. Iirc it could 
take 2-3 seconds per tab-press.


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