[Bash-completion-devel] Weirdness when invoking php in a completion function

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Mon May 2 21:33:08 UTC 2011

On 05/02/2011 10:47 PM, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On 05/02/2011 09:36 PM, David Paleino wrote:
>> On Mon, 02 May 2011 21:10:29 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
>>> Anyone have ideas what might cause this?
>> What does bash say after a set -x? Anything useful?
> Nope.  Completion just no longer happens and there's nothing at all in
> the -x output.  I also tried running the Debian bash binary on my system
> and it shows the exact same problem whereas it doesn't on the Debian
> system I borrowed it from, so I suppose it's something else than bash.
> And it doesn't seem to be its settings either.

Uh-oh.  It's some kind of weird/bad interaction with libedit (Fedora's
php is linked with it) and bash's bundled readline.


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