Subject: Re: bin/4167: WIBNI sh supported file/command/etc completion?
To: Ty Sarna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
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
== Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Business email@example.com)
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