[Bash-completion-devel] Bug#524190: Bug#524190: bash-completion: SSH completion of know hosts doesn't handle multiple host files

David Paleino d.paleino at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 12:34:08 UTC 2009

forwarded 524190 https://alioth.debian.org/tracker/?func=detail&aid=311595
tags 524190 upstream confirmed

Hello Thomas,

On Wed, 15 Apr 2009 13:41:55 +0200, Thomas Nilsson wrote:

> Package: bash-completion
> Version: 1:1.0-2
> Severity: normal
> Tags: patch

Thank you for the patch! From a quick look, I believe we'll merge it upstream.
I'll ask for comments to other team members though.

> [..]
> The eval line used to expand $HOME etc, is dangerous (probably only for
> the users of a system if you have a BOFH). With multiple entries the
> next entry will be tried to be executed;

This is a known issue, already reported in our upstream tracker (see the URL

Thank you for reporting,

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