bzr shell-complete

Marius Gedminas marius at
Tue Feb 13 10:57:24 GMT 2007

On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 09:59:51AM +1100, Martin Pool wrote:
> The only bash completion I can find is this stub:
> it would be good to add some, and to add tests for shell-complete at the
> same time.
> Would it even be feasible to do 
>    eval `bzr shell-complete --bash`
> and have bzr emit all the code necessary to set up completion?  Can we
> do it inline or does the shell require a file?

I am sure you can do it inline.  I think you may have to use

    eval "`bzr shell-complete --bash`"

to make the newlines count as newlines rather than spaces.

Other programs work this way (e.g. lesspipe).

Marius Gedminas
If you are good, you will be assigned all the work.  If you are real
good, you will get out of it.
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