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

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] Command completion with * in the middle?
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:33:31 -0500
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On 1/22/19 2:21 PM, Peng Yu wrote:
>> What happens if you hit TAB twice? That's the normal completion behavior:
>> to print all the matches if you hit TAB again.
> If I hit TAB twice, it will just do a normal completion to show all
> the matches starting with "b" in $PATH. But I need all the ones
> matching "b*sh" instead.

Sounds like you should look at the `show-all-if-ambiguous' readline

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden

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