[Ilugc] Bash auto-completion magic
girishvenkatachalam at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 09:21:23 IST 2010
Leave the thread. At least I got your mind. ;)
On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 7:46 AM, Roshan Mathews <rmathews at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 7:09 AM, Girish Venkatachalam
> <girishvenkatachalam at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 11:37 PM, Roshan Mathews <rmathews at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Check out:
>> I seem to be missing something. What is the connection?
>> I was talking about the set command in  and you are talking about
>> auto completion.
> Yes, but one of your examples for set used the file bash_completion.
>> I did talk about how to add editline in one of the language classes.
>> That adds auto completion feature to your program shell.
> That adds the history feature, right? So that you can use your arrow
> keys and C-r to search for previous commands.
>> By the way I find that nowadays the application specific files alone
>> show up in auto completion. This is a very nice improvement.
> Exactly. That's what I was talking about. Maybe I should have been
> clearer about how I wrote it. Application specific file completion is
> done by those two files I mentioned (if you have sourced them into
> your .bashrc)
> - rm
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