Project Release Information
Bugfixes and feature enhancements.
Many new completion functions have been added, and many existing ones have been improved or optimised. In addition, innumerable bugs have been fixed, including important bash 3.1 compatibility issues. This release is believed to be bash 3.1 compliant.
The disabling of glob expansion in _filedir() has itself been disabled, as this triggered a bug in bash, which had the annoying effect of temporarily disabling alias expansion. mc completion has been greatly extended. A bug in lilo completion has been fixed. Improvements have been made to iwconfig completion. tcpdump and dhclient completion have been fixed to use the correct interfaces function. MPlayer options should now use dashes, not underscores.
The patterns for tarball matching were fixed.
Evince completion for .pdf files was added. More
OpenOffice 2 completions were added. Completion
for xine front-ends and kplayer/MPlayer was added.
New completion has been added for rpm2cpio, ntpdate, getent, id, and cpio. Mutt completion now also works for muttng. A bug was fixed in the _filedir() function, so that literal filenames that appear to be glob patterns are not treated as such. scp completion was fixed for the case where a filename contains shell metacharacters. Broken sudo completion was fixed. More extensions for MPlayer were added. The new open document formats of OpenOffice 2.0 are now supported. Many other minor fixes and enhancements were made.
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