[Bash-completion-devel] Bug#587765: bash-completion: /etc/bash_completion.d/* should probably move to /usr/share

Ansgar Burchardt ansgar at 2008.43-1.org
Thu Jul 1 13:48:50 UTC 2010

Package: bash-completion
Version: 1:1.2-2
Severity: minor


while updating the bash-completion package I saw lots of messages like

  Installing new version of config file /etc/bash_completion.d/ssh ...

on the terminal.  Looking at these files it does not look like they are
intended to be modified for regular use.  Is there any reason why the
files in /etc/bash_completion.d/* are not located in
/usr/share/bash-completion (or similar)?

Just for reference: zsh stores the scripts related to completion in


-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (900, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=ja_JP.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages bash-completion depends on:
ii  bash                          4.1-3      The GNU Bourne Again SHell

bash-completion recommends no packages.

bash-completion suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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