some gentoo tools seem to create backups of conf files below /etc/portage by adding a tilde. I don't care (here) where these come from. It's not from my editor. Maybe from flaggie or crossdev or equery repository.
The issue: equery tab completion seems to read these disabled files. In turn it complains when these files point to invalid data. Is it correct that equery reads such backup config files with tilde at all?
- I had /etc/portage/repos.conf/eselect-repo.conf~ pointing to (non existent) /var/db/repos/wayland-desktop.
- equery <TAB>
- garbled console, then
- bash: cd: /var/db/repos/wayland-desktop: No such file or directory
- Remove the invalid conf + tile file.