[Bash-completion-devel] Bug#467231: bash-completion: Is there some problem using this patch?

Reuben Thomas rrt at sc3d.org
Thu Jul 22 20:28:44 UTC 2010

Package: bash-completion
Version: 20080705
Followup-For: Bug #467231

As far as I can see, the only additional programming needed to make
this patch usable is to have a bash-completion hook that can run the
dynamic update script whenever a package that supplies completions is
installed or removed. Is help needed with this? It would be great to
see this in Debian, as can confirm, having been pointed to it by
Francis earlier today, that it does indeed give a significant speedup,
and removes an annoying delay with opening a new terminal window or

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.5
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-2-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages bash-completion depends on:
ii  bash                          3.2-4      The GNU Bourne Again SHell

bash-completion recommends no packages.

bash-completion suggests no packages.

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