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Re: cygwin and long filenames with spaces
mkdir /prog /cygdrive /dev
----- Original Message -----
From: "Randall R Schulz" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, August 12, 2002 7:00 PM
Subject: RE: cygwin and long filenames with spaces
> My experiments suggest both these contentions are correct, depending on
> one interprets them.
> If I type this:
> ls -l /cygdr<TAB>
> or this:
> ls -l /cygdr<ALT-*>
> (same as this:)
> ls -l /cygdr<ALT-SHIFT-8>
> There are no completions. The same goes for "/pro" in place of "/cygdr".
> However, doing this:
> ls -l /cygdrive/<ALT-*>
> I get a listing of all my drives (modulo the bug the causes my C: drive to
> be omitted from /cygdrive). Likewise, this works for "/proc".
> Randall Schulz
> Mountain View, CA USA
> At 09:48 2002-08-12, email@example.com wrote:
> >On 09 Aug 2002, "John Morrison" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > >> From: email@example.com
> > >> $ cd /cygdr<tab>
> > >> --
> > >> doesn't do what one might expect (i.e. it does not seem to
> > >> try to complete the line).
> > >
> > > Tab completion only works with real directories.
> > > /cygdrive, /proc are virtual.
> >Fairy snuff.
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