[conspire] curious behavior of bash completion when there's a character that needs to be escaped e.g. $

Deirdre Saoirse Moen deirdre at deirdre.net
Wed Jan 15 11:50:16 PST 2020

On Jan 15, 2020, at 11:30, Peter Knaggs <peter.knaggs at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hmm, if I first run this command, the bash completion works as I'd expect in Debian 10, I guess I'll have to look into what this command does. :)
> shopt -u progcomp
> https://askubuntu.com/questions/70750/how-to-get-bash-to-stop-escaping-during-tab-completion <https://askubuntu.com/questions/70750/how-to-get-bash-to-stop-escaping-during-tab-completion>
Huh. I’m glad you figured it out because I realized I didn’t know the answer off the top of my head. Then again, I’m likely to break out a higher-level language once it gets to that point rather than stick with shell.

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