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From: Junio C Hamano <>
To: Roland Hieber <>
Cc:,  Felipe Contreras <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] completion: add docs on how to add subcommand completions
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2024 14:36:27 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqedauxx2c.fsf@gitster.g> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Roland Hieber's message of "Wed, 24 Apr 2024 23:05:48 +0200")

Roland Hieber <> writes:

> +# To add completion for git subcommands that live in external scripts,
> +# define a function of the form '_git_${subcommand}' while replacing all dashes
> +# with underscores, and the main git completion will make use of it.
> +# For example, to add completeion after 'git do-my-stuff' (which could e.g. live
> +# in /usr/bin/git-do-stuff), name the completion function '_git_do_stuff'.

You have either an extra "-my", or two "-my"s missing, in the above.

> +# See _git_show, _git_bisect etc. below for more examples.
> +#
>  # Compatible with bash 3.2.57.
>  #
>  # You can set the following environment variables to influence the behavior of

  parent reply	other threads:[~2024-04-24 21:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2024-04-24 21:05 [PATCH 1/2] completion: add 'symbolic-ref' Roland Hieber
2024-04-24 21:05 ` [PATCH 2/2] completion: add docs on how to add subcommand completions Roland Hieber
2024-04-24 21:17   ` Roland Hieber
2024-04-24 21:36   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2024-04-24 21:41     ` Roland Hieber
2024-04-24 22:22   ` Junio C Hamano

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