[Bash-completion-devel] GNU tar completion

Pavel Raiskup praiskup at redhat.com
Mon Nov 3 13:23:22 UTC 2014

Hello all!

On Thursday 17 of April 2014 15:57:11 Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 4:10 PM, Pavel Raiskup <praiskup at redhat.com> wrote:
> > +# Everything is parsed from `tar --help` output
> Have you tested this with tar implementations that don't do --help
> and/or output something very different for it than GNU tar, for example
> the Solaris and BSD tars? What's the expected outcome with them? Even
> though the completion file says "for GNU tar", in practice it is being
> used with other tars as well.

I tried to rework the patch to not rush non-GNU tar users, for such tars
the _posix_tar completion is used.  It would be so nice if that could
become in upcoming bash-completion release :).

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