Weird command line tab completion

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at
Fri Sep 28 09:36:10 UTC 2012

On 28 September 2012 07:53, MR ZenWiz <mrzenwiz at> wrote:
> I noticed numerous times that when I use the tab key to complete a
> command line file name, if the completion begins with a variable
> dereference (like $bin), a backslash is prepended in front of the $,
> which cripples it.

Which shell?

I'm a zsh user and I don't see this happening.


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