bash completion for slack

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bash completion for slack

Post by Nobber » Thu Mar 03, 2005 8:09 am

Just been mucking about with bash completion (had some time on my hands, OK?), and thought I'd share a couple of examples that fellow Slackers might find useful. DISCLAIMER: Or not.

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# Packages for installpkg
complete -o default -f -X "!*-*-*-*.tgz" installpkg

# Installed packages for removepkg
complete -W "$('ls' /var/log/packages)" removepkg
Add this to your ~/.bashrc, and tab completion will now work (fairly) intelligently for the {install,remove}pkg commands.

Anyone else got any top time-saving tips, completion-related or otherwise? This forum needs some traffic!

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