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Re: bash convert: new completion system skeleton?

clemens fischer wrote:
> example:  there's an anti-spam system called qconfirm
> <URL:http://smarden.org/qconfirm/>, the bash completer for which is:

For most ordinary UNIX commands the point to start is from one of the
files in the Completion/Unix/Command directory of the source
distribution.  If it's simple enough you can use _arguments.
Unfortunately the _arguments syntax is somewhat non-intuitive.

I need to add something more explicitly constructive to the user guide
for cases like this.  I really only started major hacking with
_arguments quite recently.

> similiar code exists for gnu-make, autoconf's configure, openssl etc.

A lot of these are already done in the latest code.

> i'm simply lost in all the files of the distribution, especially
> those _<helper> functions.  any pointers appreciated.  is there
> already a wiki for zsh specialists and users?


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