Installing bash-completion by default in F-16
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jun 2 14:07:53 UTC 2011
On Thu, 2011-06-02 at 15:04 +0100, Peter Robinson wrote:
> On 1 Jun 2011 21:54, "Ville Skyttä" <ville.skytta at iki.fi> wrote:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=709647
> > I'd like to have bash-completion included in F-16's default
> install. In
> > my opinion it's in a good enough shape for that already now, and
> with my
> > upstream hat on I expect things to further improve before F-16 is
> > Why I'm writing here is that I'd like to hear opinions to which
> > default-installed comps group should it be added (and set as default
> > there) - in my opinion the serious candidates are admin-tools and
> > admin-tools doesn't sound right because bash-completion is not
> > an admin tool (unless one considers interactive shell usage as admin
> > activity in general), so I'm inclined to add it to base.
> > Thoughts?
> Things like bash completion have massive performance implications on
> network and other slower file systems esp if its used for home
> directories. It certainly shouldn't be in base.
+1 - I've found the impact of bash completion on disconnected machines
to be negative. I don't install it anymore for that reason.
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