[pacman-dev] [PATCH] bash_completion: remove absolute utility paths again

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Feb 25 17:44:09 EST 2010

On 26/02/10 08:23, Cedric Staniewski wrote:
> The location of the used utilities may and does differ between various
> distributions and therefore absolute paths do not work well. Since the
> main purpose of its introduction was to avoid side-effects caused by
> aliases, it is sufficient to disable possible aliases temporarily by
> preceding the commands with a backslash.

That seems fine to me.  Just one check.  How long has that syntax been 
available (i.e. is it a bash4ism)?


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