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Re: [Help-bash] Command completion with * in the middle?

From: Peng Yu
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] Command completion with * in the middle?
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:26:57 -0600

> > I think something like this does the trick?
> >
> >     f() { COMPREPLY=($(compgen -c -X '!'"$3")); }
> >     complete -I -F f -o bashdefault
> >
> > i.e. generate all commands and then remove the ones that don't match the
> > pattern supplied.
> Ooh, that's clever.

For some reason, this code does not work for me.

For example, when I type b*sh, then type TAB, it just clears up the
command line by deleting "*sh". I only end up with "b" in the command
line. Do you know what is wrong? Thanks.


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