Re: [dev] Simple shell with completion

From: Kamil Cholewiński <>
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:43:41 +0200

On Wed, 12 Oct 2016, Evan Gates <> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 7:56 AM, Thomas Levine <> wrote:
>> Or I guess I could try zsh or bash....
> bash completion is very powerful as you can write shell functions to
> generate the possible completions based on what is on the command line
> so far. That being said you may lose your sanity, especially if you
> use the bash-completions package as an example. Their scripts are
> horribly written and full of problems, but work most of the time so
> many people use them.
> -emg

Not to mention sudden complete freeze, as the completion engine starts
making outbound network connections or warming up the apt database...
Received on Wed Oct 12 2016 - 17:43:41 CEST

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