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Re: [Help-bash] Command completion with * in the middle?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] Command completion with * in the middle?
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2019 17:50:00 -0500
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On 1/20/19 5:48 PM, Grisha Levit wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 19, 2019 at 11:54 PM David Niklas <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Sadly, if there is such a way, I'm still searching for it...
> I think something like this does the trick?
>     f() { COMPREPLY=($(compgen -c -X '!'"$3")); }
>     complete -I -F f -o bashdefault
> i.e. generate all commands and then remove the ones that don't match the
> pattern supplied.

Ooh, that's clever.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden

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