[Reportbug-maint] Bug#376810: could provide support for tab-completion of ~ and $VARIABLE

Carl Chenet chaica at ohmytux.com
Wed Jul 29 22:43:23 UTC 2009

Package: reportbug
Version: 4.5
Severity: normal
Tags: patch


Here is a patch to expand visually ~ and variables in attach file dialog.

Carl Chenet

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>From 0bcbf000e38d0942f42639901430c13d2d7bd6a3 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: chaica <chaica at ohmytux.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 00:36:14 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] allow the use of tilde and variables in attach file dialog

 reportbug/ui/text_ui.py |    2 ++
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/reportbug/ui/text_ui.py b/reportbug/ui/text_ui.py
index 450d7c3..cb9a4e6 100644
--- a/reportbug/ui/text_ui.py
+++ b/reportbug/ui/text_ui.py
@@ -262,6 +262,8 @@ def get_password(prompt=None):
     return getpass.getpass(prompt)
 def FilenameCompleter(text, i):
+    text = os.path.expanduser(text)
+    text = os.path.expandvars(text)
     paths = glob.glob(text+'*')
     if not paths: return None

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