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 complete function in tcsh
I was wondering if there is any way to access the current command line
within a script called from the complete mechanism.

Take the example:

I want a completion for the -b option that depends on the fact that A
was selected for the -a option.

I know I can do this:

complete myprog 'n/-b/`my-completion-script`'

When I hit <TAB> after the -b option, it will call the script
my-completion-script.  If it were possible to get access within the
script to the text already typed on the command line (i.e. 'myprog -a
A -b'), then the script could sort everything out and return the
appropriate list (or say that -a should be specified to get a relevant
completion list).  I have already dumped all environment variables and
input arguments to the script to see if this was already being done
for me, but I didn't see the command line anywhere.

Thanks.



 Sun, 10 Sep 2006 23:21:25 GMT   
 
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