Re: [PATCH v2] completion: add new git_complete helper

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On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 08:50:01AM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > 2012/4/17 SZEDER Gábor <szeder@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> >> On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 04:37:18PM -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> >>> Felipe Contreras wrote:
> >
> >>> A name like __git_complete should work, presumably.
> >>
> >> And foo_wrap() should also fit into those namespaces.
> >
> > Yeah, I don't have a problem with that, just forgot about it.
> >
> > But git_complete I think is different.
> Is git_complete something the user types interactively, or is it meant to
> be used in their .bashrc to help them complete arguments to their custom
> scripts that take arguments similar to Git Porcelains?

Primarily for .bashrc, however, not for their custom scripts but to be
able to use completion for their one-word git aliases, e.g. after an

  alias gf='git fetch'

they want to do

  gf o<TAB>

and get 'origin' completed.

Here's a relevant thread:


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