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Re: [PATCH] URL completion via 'svn ls' in bash_completion - call for advice

From: Fabien COELHO <fabien_at_coelho.net>
Date: 2007-03-24 09:11:11 CET

Dear Tim,

> I've improved my try from earlier to actually work - at least for http
> directory paths. If you tab complete on an argument that is an
> http://*/ then it will query 'svn ls' and autocomplete based on that.

This is costly, but on the other hand the user requests it...

Another issue is what happens if a login/password is asked for? That could
stuck the completion function. Possibly the '--non-interactive' option
might be useful.

Also, I do not like at all the idea of relying on 'sed': the function is
pure bash at the time, and adding an external dependency does not seem
desirable.

I'll look into it.

-- 
Fabien.
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