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Re: [BUGREPORT] zsh-4.0.4 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

monbil_f@xxxxxxxx wrote:
> morpheus# chgrp adm kern.log
> _path_files:340: unknown group
> morpheus# chgrp adm kern.log
> when i tab after kern.log and a space in order to choose another file to
> chgrp.

What's happening is that it's trying to complete files which aren't
already owned by the group `adm'.  So the file completion code in
_path_files uses a pattern for that purpose.  It then complains if the
group `adm' doesn't exist.  However, it should only do that if the group
adm *really* doesn't exist on your system.  Are you sure it does?  In
which case the problem is somewhere inside zsh, to do with its interface
with the system commands for reading groups.

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
CSR Ltd., Science Park, Milton Road,
Cambridge, CB4 0WH, UK                          Tel: +44 (0)1223 392070

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