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Optcomplete

http://furius.ca/optcomplete
'optcomplete' provides programmable shell completion support for Python scripts that use the 'optparse' module. It implements the Bash completion protocol, and a simple common shell function invokes the script to provide the completion suggestions. Since an optparse parser already has most of the useful information required to provide completions, only two lines of code are needed to provide basic support for completions to an existing script. It also lets the developer to provide per-option completion, etc.




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
BSD 3ClauseJanet Casey29 January 2004



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email blais@iro.umontreal.ca" Martin Blais Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail mailto:blais@furius.ca


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use optcomplete

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.



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