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Re: _sh doing _normal completion
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- From: Peter Stephenson <p.w.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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- Subject: Re: _sh doing _normal completion
- Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 20:33:14 +0100
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On Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:34:12 +0200
Leah Neukirchen <leah@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> the default _sh completion tries _files, then falls back to _normal.
> However, sh, [t]csh and rc don't support this, and ksh/bash only
> support it for actual shell scripts.
> So I wonder if this is a reasonable completion?
Do you mean falling back to _normal isn't sensible, i.e. it's not worth
assuming you can specify an executable command or similar after the file
name, since it's unlikely the shell can handle it? It's not a particularly
sophisticated fallback, certainly. It's possible you could think of a
better way of searching for finding a script in the path, which I guess
is the real intention. Until someone does, this is probably going to
stay the best we've got.
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