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Re: screen -x <complete>

"Michal =?iso-8859-2?q?Maru=B9ka?=" wrote:
> I've decided i would try to look at the completion system of zsh. 
> I want to complete on sessions opened by screen(1):
> i get when running:
> $ screen -x
> > There are several suitable screens on:
> >        899.pts-10.linux3       (Attached)
> >        326.pts-54.linux3       (Attached)
> > Type "screen [-d] -r [pid.]tty.host" to resume one of them.
> Could anybody tell me where to start (i want to learn it by example, manual
> -reading will follow), or has it already been implemented?

Apparently no-one's done screen yet, it would be useful to have a function.

There are various strands.  First (or maybe last) you probably want to look
at one of the many functions that use _arguments to handle options and
arguments, so you can handle these for screen.

Then you need to persuade _arguments to handle the remaining arguments as a
new command.  Look at, for example, Completion/Unix/Command/_rlogin.  This
has already got some simple _arguments handling for you.

Finally, you want to be able to postprocess the output of `screen -ls' to
get detached sessions to reattach to.  A very simple example of adding
a list from the output of a command occurs in Completion/Zsh/Type/_limits.

You might want to have a look at

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
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