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Re: compgen -C not working as I expected

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: compgen -C not working as I expected
Date: Mon, 12 May 2014 09:39:41 -0400
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On 5/10/14, 12:45 AM, Curious Costanza wrote:
> Hey Chet,
> Thank you for your response. I don't suppose that you have a small example
> handy which demonstrates a useful application of compgen with the -C or -F
> options, do you? I guess I still have the same question as the commenter
> who responded to my StackExchange post; why are -C and -F defined against
> compgen at all?

I don't have an example, since its intent is to be able to use binaries or
scripts written in a different language to produce completions.

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