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Jamie Webb j at jwebb.sygneca.com
Tue Oct 16 03:46:02 EDT 2007

On 2007-10-16 08:32:44 Andrea Rossato wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 11:51:07PM +0100, Jamie Webb wrote:
> > My up-to-date repo appears still to be using bash compgen. Is there
> > a patch missing somewhere?
> Well, the prompt uses bash to get directory completion (bash comepgen
> -A file). The real issue we are talking about is
> commandCompletionFunction.
> Now I'm going to write down some benchmark to compare the different
> approaches and have real numbers to reason with.

I'm pretty sure bash (or readline?) caches the contents of $PATH and
only re-checks the directory mtimes rather than doing the whole scan
each time. It's only 3k odd entries on my box. Could ShellPrompt do the


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