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Old 03-08-2008, 02:03 PM   #1
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how do you get tab completion to ignore .svn ?

Hi all,

Is it possible to get tab completion in bash to ignore some directories, like .svn? For example, .svn prevents me from very easily tabbing through directories of repositories, which only have a single directory.

Old 03-08-2008, 02:43 PM   #2
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You could try the programmable bash completion package, but if you want a *real* programmable completion system, the only (current) solution is zsh (much crunchier than bash).


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