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From: Bart Schaefer <schaefer@brasslantern.com>
To: Peter Stephenson <p.stephenson@samsung.com>
Cc: Zsh Users <zsh-users@zsh.org>
Subject: Re: Unreadable directories aren't included in glob expansion
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2020 08:10:50 -0800
Message-ID: <CAH+w=7bhY0omAjp8ngGKtx8t3mG65L9KmnVfZEFLfwo6tXEiKA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1578585101.6028.13.camel@samsung.com>

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On Thu, Jan 9, 2020, 7:52 AM Peter Stephenson <p.stephenson@samsung.com>

> At a practical level, the difference may have arisen because a / not in
> a glob qualifier is usually present in order to select files within the
> directory, which won't work if the directory isn't readable.  A glob
> qualifier, on the other hand, always applies to the final path segment.

I think this is exactly it.  foo/<TAB> is like asking to select from among
the matches of foo/* and if foo is not readable, there are none.

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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <CGME20200109154313eucas1p13b2e5465f21d059ea08537012e140236@eucas1p1.samsung.com>
2020-01-09 15:41 ` Daniel Shahaf
2020-01-09 15:51   ` Peter Stephenson
2020-01-09 16:10     ` Bart Schaefer [this message]
2020-01-09 16:16       ` Daniel Shahaf
     [not found]   ` <1578585101.6028.13.camel__24021.2781982095$1578585228$gmane$org@samsung.com>
2020-01-09 17:22     ` Stephane Chazelas
2020-01-09 23:05       ` Mikael Magnusson
2020-01-10 17:11       ` Daniel Shahaf
     [not found]     ` <20200109172222.uwgyjouab45zk2gf__13897.4118557357$1578604026$gmane$org@chaz.gmail.com>
2020-01-10  7:27       ` Stephane Chazelas
2020-01-10 17:09         ` Daniel Shahaf

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