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authorPeter Stephenson <pws@users.sourceforge.net>2009-02-05 09:51:28 +0000
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Possible incompatibilities
---------------------------
-This section documents incompatibilities in the shell since the 4.2
-series of releases.
+In some 4.2.X releases of zsh, the completion system added a ".." as a
+trial completion whenever completing directories. This was a bug: as
+documented in the zshcompsys manual, this feature needs to be turned on by
+a style:
+
+ zstyle ':completion:*' special-dirs true
+
+
+The rest of this section documents incompatibilities in the shell since the
+4.2 series of releases.
In previous releases of the shell, builtin commands and precommand
modifiers that did not accept options also did not recognize the