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Re: PATCH: git --pretty completion, and (new) completion for npm

2011/3/20 Johan Sundström <oyasumi@xxxxxxxxx>:
> On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 03:35, Frank Terbeck <ft@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Johan Sundström wrote:
>> > I took to adding documented completion for to the git completer for
>> syntax that
>> > is impossible to remember and hard to find in the man page; git log
>> --pretty
>> > (and whichever other commands support --pretty / --format) now covers the
>> whole
>> > lot except %w, which seemed like it would need a whole little state
>> machine in
>> > itself.

>> Hm. This only works for stuff directly after the `=', doesn't it? As in:
>> % git log -1 --pretty=%<tab>

> Correct; enough to document what the properties are when there's just the
> one you're interested in (for me it's usually %H for the commit hash), but
> sub-ideal for longer formats.
> But not in:
>> % git log -1 --pretty="%H %<tab>
>> That would be pretty useful, don't you think?

> It certainly would, but I fear my completion beard is not quite long enough
> yet for me to pull off that state machine, myself. :-)

This was never applied.  Is anyone interested in having this added?
If so, it should be cleaned up and should probably add proper %w
handling and multiple-item handling.

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