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Re: preventing complete from putting trailing spaces

From: Noel Yap
Subject: Re: preventing complete from putting trailing spaces
Date: Tue, 03 Jun 2003 17:32:06 -0400

Chet Ramey wrote:
> > I'm trying to write a complete function that'll sometimes return
> > directories and sometimes return files.  When it returns directories
> > (with a trailing '/'), I don't want readline to place trailing spaces.
> > OTOH, when it returns files (with no trailing '/'), I do want it to
> > place a trailing space.  How do I do this?
> Use the `-o filenames' option to complete when installing the compspec.
> Then return the filenames and directory names as usual from the
> completion function and let readline do the right thing.

The problem is that the "files" and "directories" being returned aren't on the 
filesystem; they are in a Perforce repository.  Will "-o filenames" still work?

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