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Re: Glob qualifiers not working in coloured completion listings

On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 08:50:36AM -0800, Bart Schaefer wrote:
> On Feb 9,  4:30pm, David Evans wrote:
> }
> } So d*(/) matches what's expected when expanded as part of the execution
> } of ls -d, but not when used in list-colors.  Any ideas?
> Patterns in list colorings are exactly that:  patterns.  They are not
> file expansions.  The match is done strictly on the text in the list 
> of completions, and has no reference to any actual files underneath;
> the strings being colored might, in fact, never have been file names
> in the first place.

  Ahhh, OK, then that explains what's happening.  A shame but
understandable.  So it seems there's no way to, for example, colour
sgid executables.


David Evans                                     David.Evans@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Research Associate                        http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~de239
Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge

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