[Chugalug] Double-tab complete

Jonathan Calloway jonathancalloway at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 21:09:32 UTC 2013


No, was using CentOS at the time.

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On Jan 10, 2013, at 1:24 PM, Randy Yates <lpcustom at gmail.com> wrote:

> Have you tried it in OS X yet Calloway?
> 
> 
> On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 1:18 PM, Dan Lyke <danlyke at flutterby.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, 10 Jan 2013 13:05:12 -0500 (EST)
>> JonathanCalloway <jonathancalloway at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Essentially, if you press the tab key twice, you will get a list of
>> > files and folders at the current location of the path.
>> >
>> > Are any of you familiar with this?
>> 
>> Yep! And you also know that (for good or bad), tab completion can now
>> be sensitive to the options for the particular command you're running?
>> 
>> For instance: "tar xzvf abc<tab><tab>" will show you the .tar.gz
>> and .tgz files, but not the .zip or .bz2 files, starting with "abc",
>> where "tar xjvf abc<tab><tab>" will show you the .bz2 files.
>> 
>> Which can be kind of annoying because sometimes I know it's
>> a .tar.something and I start typing it and hit tab and I have to go
>> back and do an ls or an echo to figure out what the real filename is.
>> 
>> On the other hand, some packages are starting to ship with full tab
>> completion for the options, which can be super cool.
>> 
>> Dan
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