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Bug 80770

Summary: Completion wierdness with nested quotes.
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Raw Hide Reporter: Ralph Loader <suckfish>
Component: bashAssignee: Tim Waugh <twaugh>
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM QA Contact: Ben Levenson <benl>
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Description Ralph Loader 2002-12-31 01:28:43 UTC
Description of problem:

Using tab completion after a "` (double-quote back-quote) sequence
appends an additional " .

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

bash-2.05b-13

How reproducible:

Every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Go to an empty directory.
2.  touch temp.txt
3.  Type

echo "`cat temp<TAB>

where <TAB> means push the tab key.

Actual results:

The command line is completed to

echo "`cat temp.txt"

Expected results:

I think the command line should be completed to

echo "`cat temp.txt

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2003-04-09 16:00:25 UTC
Reported upstream.