Re: Bug: subcommand autocomplete fails on 2.21.0
- Date: Sat, 6 Apr 2019 19:49:29 +0200
- From: SZEDER Gábor <szeder.dev@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Bug: subcommand autocomplete fails on 2.21.0
On Sat, Apr 06, 2019 at 12:36:30PM -0400, Paul Schreiber wrote:
> With git 2.21.0, tab completion no longer works for subcommands.
> STEPS TO REPRODUCE
> 1. install git 2.21.0 from https://git-scm.com/download/mac
> 2. source /usr/local/etc/bash_completion.d/git-extras (manually, or update your .bashrc/.profile and start a new terminal)
> 2. git clone https://github.com/tj/git-extras
> 3. cd git-extras
> 4. sudo make install
By the looks of it, this installs five commands whose names start with
If this is indeed the case, then ...
> 5. change directory to a git repository
> 6. type "git del” and press [tab]
> line is changed to "git delete-merged-branches"
... this behavior would, in fact, be a bug, because 'del' is the
unique prefix of those five commands.
And I think this is the right behavior, and on a second TAB it should
list all commands whose name starts with 'del'.
> macOS 10.13.6 (17G5019) and macOS 10.14 (18E226)
> git 2.21.0
> git-extras 4.8.0-dev
> Works as expected with git 2.17.0.