[Bug 1573547] Re: Apt's bash completion is incomplete

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Fri May 13 07:23:08 UTC 2016

> /usr/share/bash-completion/completions/apt is provided by bash-
completion in Trusty. Has this changed in Xenial?

$ dpkg -S /usr/share/bash-completion/completions/apt
apt: /usr/share/bash-completion/completions/apt

Apparently so.

I pinged Julian, I suppose we want to apply this straight in Debian's
git, to avoid getting out of sync again (and this equally applies to

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  Apt's bash completion is incomplete

Status in apt package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  "build-dep" and "clean" apt options are missing in /usr/share/bash-
  completion/completions/apt file.  Patch attached.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
  Package: apt 1.2.10ubuntu1
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-21.37-generic 4.4.6
  Uname: Linux 4.4.0-21-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  Date: Fri Apr 22 14:25:54 2016
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-04-21 (0 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
  SourcePackage: apt
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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