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sr #109468: here-document leading tabs translated to single dots in some systems with Bash

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Submitted on:  Wed 28 Feb 2018 10:54:13 PM UTC  
 
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  Invalid
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Email:  -email is unavailable- Open/Closed:  Open
Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Tue 06 Mar 2018 09:12:45 PM UTC, comment #1: 

This is due to the TABs in an interactive shell. They invoke word completion, the only files in the user's directory begin with `.', and so `.' gets inserted as a partial word completion.

Chet Ramey <chet>
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Wed 28 Feb 2018 10:54:13 PM UTC, original submission:  

I wrote a minimal, detailed, replicable and markdowned description of the problem in the following link and I report this after days of testing and not "on the fly":

https://serverfault.com/questions/898964/copy-paste-into-digitalocean-modified-ubuntu-bash-includes-dots-instead-tabulati

Thanks for your time,
Ben,

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