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Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2012 09:26:19 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: john.bash_completion: improve comments

On 07/23/2012 03:28 AM, magnum wrote:
> I can't use it in Makefile (it produces an empty string). Try this:
> sed -ri 's#/etc/bash_completion.d#$(BASH_COMPLETION_DIR)#g' Makefile
> It will end up copying the file to the root directory. I presume make
> calls the shell as /bin/sh, leading to bash behaving differently.

Too bad. Should we use /etc/bash_completion.d if it exists?
Or just print a message to read the instructions in
(I just noticed that the listed preconditions and the installation
instructions in run/john.bash_completion are more detailed and more up
to date than doc/README.bash-completion.)


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