Re: "search --path=directory/" is lame(-ish)

Subject: Re: "search --path=directory/" is lame(-ish)

Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:14:01 +0200

To: David Edmondson,


From: Tomi Ollila

On Wed, Oct 29 2014, David Edmondson <> wrote:

> Adding a terminal slash to a directory name when using --path causes the
> search to fail. Removing the terminal slash produces results.
> Given that many shells will add the terminal slash during completion,
> this is lame(-ish).

Except zsh(1) which adds it, but when pressing enter to complete command
execution, the trailing slash is removed -- at least in my configuration...

... Nevertheless, I agree that the "feature" we have is at least a bit lame ;D