Subject: Re: bin/4167: WIBNI sh supported file/command/etc completion?
To: Ty Sarna <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/26/1997 19:22:11
On Fri, 26 Sep 1997, Ty Sarna wrote:

: > : 	Wish /bin/sh supported tab completion of command names, file
: > : 	names, variable names, etc, like bash.
: > 
: > sh needs to be as lean and mean as possible, IMHO.  It's the shell used by
: > your average Un*x script, so adding filename completion, line editing, blah,
: > blah would add Feeping Creaturism to sh.  sh is also _statically_ linked
: Uh... what do you mean *adding* line editing? It already uses libedit.
: The additional cost of adding completion should be small.

It does?  Hm, maybe that explains the major bloat in file size I encountered
recently while recompiling.  Makes me want to submit a PR to compile it

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