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Old 07-23-2009
Unable to get autocompletion on !

Hi,

Previously, if I type !cp <tab> the last cp command would come automatically. However, something has changed recently with my system.

I am unable to get a autocomplete !cp <tab> now. Where can I look for the changes ? Any idea what might have caused it ?
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Old 07-24-2009
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Originally Posted by coolket
Hi,

Previously, if I type !cp <tab> the last cp command would come automatically. However, something has changed recently with my system.

I am unable to get a autocomplete !cp <tab> now. Where can I look for the changes ? Any idea what might have caused it ?
Hi!

I rekon you are missing histexpand option in your SHELLOPTS variable. The command you are looking for is
Code:
set -H

As histexpand is on by default, you should have a look at /etc/bash.bashrc and ~/.bashrc - look for shopt command.

Regards,

pen
 

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