[linux-elitists] bash completion

Ben Woodard ben@zork.net
Tue Jan 15 12:23:35 PST 2002

When you remember what this Please Tell me what it is I'll mod all my
programs to use it.


begin  Joey Hess  quotation:
> Sam Phillips wrote:
> > I've been wondering why there isn't some standard for binaries that
> > allows the shell to lookup in the program what the following completion
> > text might be.  Any one know why nothing like this exists?  I would
> > think something could be added to getopt or something to accomplish
> > this.
> I'm pretty sure there _is_ work on something like this in the GNU
> project. Some integration of getopt. But I can't remember where I
> stumbled accross this. I thought that bash's completion was going to
> (or does) link into it.
> -- 
> see shy jo
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