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[PATCH] zsh pidof completion


Below is zsh completions for the pidof(1) command tested with:

pidof from procps-ng 3.3.10

It would seem that pidof is Linux specific but if it's available for
other platforms then we could of course move it under Unix/Command (and
since ps(1) is horribly platform specific we'd need handle different
ps(1) variants then).

Otherwise it works nicely but I'm a bit wondering one thing here: -o
can either repeated on the command line of the PID to be omitted can be
provided as a comma-separated list but I don't see a readily available
method to complete a comma-separated list. No biggie, but if there's
trivial way to do that, please let me know.

It might also be nice to provide a generic _procnames type completion
like there's one now for _pids but I'll leave it for a separate effort

 Completion/Linux/Command/_pidof | 24 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 24 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 Completion/Linux/Command/_pidof

diff --git a/Completion/Linux/Command/_pidof b/Completion/Linux/Command/_pidof
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..0b76027
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Completion/Linux/Command/_pidof
@@ -0,0 +1,24 @@
+#compdef pidof
+local curcontext="$curcontext" state line expl ret=1
+typeset -A opt_args
+local exargs="-h --help -V --version"
+_arguments -C -s -w \
+  '(- *)'{-h,--help}'[display help information]' \
+  '(- *)'{-V,--version}'[print program version]' \
+  "(-s --single-shot $exargs)"{-s,--single-shot}'[return one PID only]' \
+  "(-c --check-root $exargs)"{-c,--check-root}'[omit processes with different root]' \
+  "(-x $exargs)"-x'[include shells running named scripts]' \
+  "($exargs)"\*{-o+,--omit-pid}'[omit processes with PIDs]:pids:_pids' \
+  '*:process:->procnames' \
+  && return 0
+case $state in
+  procnames)
+    # Handle defunct processes and "avahi-daemon:"
+    _wanted values expl process compadd ${${${${${(@)${(f)"$(ps -N --ppid 2 -p 2 o args=)"}%% *}##*/}%:}#\[}%]} && ret=0
+  ;;
+return ret


Marko Myllynen

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