Comment 48 for bug 778627

On 10 April 2013 14:48, Ladios Jonquil <email address hidden> wrote:
> Actually, most defined completions would add '\' in front of '$'. It only works when the command has no completion defined, for instance, the `ll` alias does.
> Don't know what went wrong. I think I have to go for the direxpand option.

Did you enable direxpand option?

$ shopt -s direxpand

All this SRU does is backport "direxpand" option and leaves it
disabled by default. One must enable it, if variable expansion is