[IPython-dev] Mercurial queues

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 06:34:50 CST 2006


On 11/27/06, Stefan van der Walt <stefan at sun.ac.za> wrote:

> I thought about this too.  I was trying to imaging what kind of
> structure one would need to describe the version control completer.
> One would intuitively build something like
>
> vc_commands = ['info','update', 'bundle', ...]
> vc_subcommands = {'bundle' : ['--output','-r'], ...}
> vc_subcommand_expand = {'--output': file_complete,
>                         '-r': revision_complete,
>                         ...}
>
> def revision_complete(self, input):
>     rev_re = re.compile('...')
>     cur_rev = rev_re.match(commands.getoutput('bzr log -r -1')...)
>
>     return ['BASE',cur_rev,'TIP',...]

I think you might be overengineering a little bit. Just looking at the
command and yielding ['--output','-r'] + file_completions would be
just fine for most purposes. That way, if the user types - and presses
tab, she gets the list of options for that command.

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