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sr #108476: Feature Request: simple way to tab complete aliases

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Mon 20 Jan 2014 09:15:42 AM UTC
Votes: 5
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  1 - Wish Status:  Done
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
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Tue 17 Jan 2023 09:42:24 PM UTC, comment #1: 

This was implemented in bash-5.0.

Chet Ramey <chet>
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Mon 20 Jan 2014 09:15:42 AM UTC, original submission:  

Is this the right place for bash feature requests?

It would be great if:

    alias gco="git checkout"
    gco <tab>

To autocomplete to a list of branches just like:

    git checkout <tab>


Stackoverflow questions with more upvotes than the top answer imply often imply good feature requests:



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