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Re: Patch for bash-completion that enables Subversion completion

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-28 18:53:20 CEST

Josh, were you aware of the file


in the Subversion source tree? In the repository, that's


-Karl Fogel

Josh Glover <josh.glover@tfcci.com> writes:
> Some of you, I suspect, might already be using bash-completion. If not,
> you might find it worth your time to check out:
> http://www.caliban.org/bash/
> http://www.jmglov.net/unix/bash.html
> bash-completion has pretty advanced completion for CVS, and I *really*
> missed it when I switched to SVN a couple of weeks ago.
> I found contrib/subversion in the source tarball for latest version of
> bash-completion,[1] but I wanted something a little smarter, like how
> completion for cvs(1) works currently.
> So, I rolled my own. But, in the spirit of Master Foo (right, Matthew?),
> and The Unix Way, I wrote a little Perl script that generates shell code
> to implement completion, using the 'svn help' command. This has the nice
> property of allowing me to automatically generate the code whenever svn
> options or subcommands change. I have attached the Perl script as well,
> just in case you are interested.
> Find attached a patch against bash-completion-20040711 that implements
> completion for svn(1) (Subversion).
> I have submitted the patch to Ian, who wrote and maintains bash-
> completion, so hopefully, it will be rolled into the main distribution
> soon. Until then, you should always be able to grab the latest version
> of the patch from:
> http://opensource.jmglov.net/
> (I know, it is not there yet, but it will be when I go home for lunch.)
> Cheers,
> Josh
> [1] http://www.caliban.org/files/bash/bash-completion-20040711.tar.gz
> --
> Josh Glover <josh.glover@tfcci.com>
> Software Engineer
> Twenty First Century Communications, Inc.
> http://www.tfcci.com/
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