[arch-dev-public] newest bash and bash-completion

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Sep 18 03:26:43 EDT 2007

Travis Willard schrieb:
> Newest bash seems to kill bash-completion.  I custom-wrote a patch and
> phrakture, toofishes, and I have all had a run at testing it
> (definitely not extensively).  Basically the way it handles setting of
> read-only vars makes it blow up, and causes the remainder of
> our .bashrcs (after sourcing bash_completion) to not be executed.
> I've pushed a patched version of bash-completion to TESTING - if
> those of you using bash_completion could all make sure it's solid I'd
> appreciate it.  :)

What exactly does it kill? I just ran a quick test and it seemed fine.

As bash-completion is not that critical, you could have pushed it to
extra directly IMO.

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