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Export variables in bash are now escaped with auto-completion (tab). A change linked to in another post here at Superuser. Is there any change to this issue?

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It is not clear to me what your problem is. Do you want completion of environment variables or not? Could you elaborate? –  Tim Aug 8 '11 at 7:54
    
Sorry for the delay. I upgraded from F11 to F15. It was a surprise to me that the new bash now escapes an exported variable's '$' character by default. Thus, borking the use of tab to complete a dir/file name, requiring the arrow key to navigate to the \ character to remove it. (>_<) –  xtian Aug 16 '11 at 21:33

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I believe you are referring to this issue reported on bug-bash for which there is a patch which is on its way to popular Linux distros.

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