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Re: psql tab completion

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Rod Taylor <rbt(at)rbt(dot)ca>
Cc: am(at)fx(dot)ro, PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: psql tab completion
Date: 2002-11-13 03:15:52
Message-ID: 200211130315.gAD3Fqa21140@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Your patch has been added to the PostgreSQL unapplied patches list at:

	http://momjian.postgresql.org/cgi-bin/pgpatches

I will try to apply it within the next 48 hours.

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Rod Taylor wrote:
> Clean up psql:
> 
> Add simple ALTER DATABASE, ALTER TRIGGER, CHECK POINT, CREATE
> CONVERSION, CREATE DOMAIN, CREATE LANGUAGE, DEALLOCATE, DROP CONVERSION,
> DROP DOMAIN, DROP LANGUAGE, EXECUTE, PREPARE
> 
> Complete CAST in CREATE CAST and DROP CAST but doesn't suggest what
> should follow.
> 
> Add many more SET / SHOW variables to the list.  Taken from SHOW ALL
> output.
> 
> Complete a case sensitive search to allow \dD, \dd, \dS, \ds, \h, \H to
> complete properly.  But there are no matches, then try a case
> insensitive search to allow case conversion.  Add all missing help
> options.
> 
> \Q<tab>    -> \q
> \dD<tab>   -> \dD 
> \dd<tab>   -> \dd
> \D<tab><tab><tab> -> \d (with listing of \d? commands)
> sel<tab>   -> SELECT
> 
> 
> > On the other hand, in psql , tab-completion doesn't seem to
> > work for certain commands :
> > 
> >    ALTER DATABASE ; ALTER TRIGGER ; CHECKPOINT ; CREATE CAST ;
> >    CREATE CONSTRAINT TRIGGER ; CREATE CONVERSION ; CREATE DOMAIN ;
> >    CREATE LANGUAGE ; DEALLOCATE ; DROP CAST ; DROP CONVERSION ; 
> >    DROP DOMAIN ; DROP LANGUAGE ; EXECUTE ; PREPARE
> > 
> > ( this could be considered a low priority todo item , though )
> 
> -- 
>   Rod Taylor

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