OT: why tar is strange

Neil Hodgson neilh at scintilla.org
Sun May 28 02:42:20 CEST 2000


> A command line with filename completion (and a history, though DOS has a
mode
> for that, and actually powerful commands) is very different from the DOS
> command line.

   On NT 4 and W2K you can have filename completion if you want:

   Create the DWORD value CompletionChar in
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Command Processor and set it to 9. On
W2K the setting was already there but set to 0.

   Neil








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