Re: baz and tla
On Tue, 7 Jun 2005, Benj. Mako Hill wrote:
> <quote who="John Goerzen" date="2005-06-07 09:48:47 -0500">
> > On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 10:40:47AM -0400, Benj. Mako Hill wrote:
> > > <quote who="John Goerzen" date="2005-06-01 09:06:50 -0500">
> > > > That sounds very nice indeed. If that pans out, and you also fix the UI
> > > > issues (by which I mean I have to type approximately three times as many
> > > > characters to accomplish the same thing that I do in darcs), that would
> > > > be very nice.
> > >
> > > It blows my mind that people actually use tla or baz without very good
> > > shell completions. The lack of shell completions kept me from
> > > switching to baz for weeks. ;)
> > IMHO, it's a bug if it doesn't work efficiently without specialized
> > assistance from shell completions.
> Absolutely. The fact that such a workaround is essential is a sign of
> serious problem. :) tla has those in force. :)
> > For my own part, I've found the tla completion support to generally be
> > buggy and not all that helpful.
> The zsh completions for tla has treated me quite well. Bazaar is
> moving fast enough that it breaks pretty frequently.
I had a perl script that parsed tla --help output to produce bash completions.
Was rather complete on the completions it supported(per-command