Installing bash-completion by default in F-16

Paul W. Frields stickster at
Fri Jun 3 14:05:31 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jun 03, 2011 at 07:06:27AM +1000, Brendan Jones wrote:
> On 06/03/2011 12:47 AM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > Moving it to default in @system-tools seems fine to me as a first step.
> > However, that's not in the 'default' install (but it would place it on
> > the install media.) If it's wanted in the default install, the @base
> > group is the best place for it (it doesn't belong in @core.)
> >
> systemd includes a bash-completion script for systmctl. Enabling bash 
> completion by default would then benefit those making the transition to 
> systemd

Similarly for gsettings and dconf.  However, I think the trick is
mitigating the problems that plague network-connected users.  The type
of user who opens up a shell to make use of completion functions
starts looking a lot more like the type of user who will run into
those problems.

Paul W. Frields                      
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